- Associated Press - Monday, June 22, 2015

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say a man in Mason City fired a gun at an officer shortly before killing himself.

The Mason City Police Department says an officer stopped a man suspected of drunken driving early Monday morning. The officer reports the man at one point had a gun pointed at himself.

A Cerro Gordo County sheriff’s deputy arrived at the scene. The man is accused of firing a handgun in the direction of one of the officers. The officers say the man shot himself with the handgun about one minute later.

No officers were injured. Additional information has not been released.

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