- Associated Press - Friday, September 30, 2016

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - Opening statements are expected to be delivered Friday in the trial of a man accused of shooting a Sioux City police officer.

Isaiah Mothershed has pleaded not guilty two counts of attempted murder and five counts of robbery. Authorities say Mothershed pulled a gun from a couch while his hands were handcuffed behind his back and then shot Officer Ryan Moritz in a leg while being arrested Feb. 7. Police say that as officers struggled with Mothershed, the gun fired again, wounding Mothershed in a leg.

Mothershed also is accused of several robberies and break-ins and of firing a shot at a homeowner who interrupted a break-in.

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