- Associated Press - Saturday, October 4, 2014

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - Sioux City police say a suspect is in custody after the shooting of an officer earlier in the day.

Lt. Mark Kirkpatrick says officers responding to a reported disturbance at a residence encountered a man Friday around 5:00 p.m. who fired at handgun at them. Kirkpatrick says 37-year-old Officer Jill Ohm was shot in the chin and was hospitalized.

KTIV-TV says Kirkpatrick described Ohm’s condition as “OK” but would give no further details.

After the shooting, police said they were searching for 27-year-old Noah Ironshell. The Sioux City Journal reports that officers found Ironshell with a gunshot wound late Friday and that he was taken into custody and hospitalized for his injuries.

Young says police are not looking for any other suspects in the case.

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