Iowa Trooper kills man wanted in Wisconsin
DES MOINES, Ia - Authorities say an Iowa State Patrol trooper shot and killed a man wanted in Wisconsin after the man allegedly charged the trooper with a knife after a chase.
Officials say the trooper shot the man Wednesday afternoon near Floyd in northern Iowa.
Wisconsin issued a warrant for the man for a probation violation. He was suspected of stealing a vehicle.
Iowa troopers spotted the car around noon. The suspect drove into Minnesota, then back to Iowa, where officials used a maneuver to stop the car.
A deputy tried unsuccessfully to take him into custody using a stun gun. Authorities say the man was armed with a knife and charged the trooper, and the trooper shot him.
Officials have not identified the man or the trooper.
Editor's note: an earlier version of this story quoted from a Iowa State Police news release which said the man was missing from a correctional facility in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Department of Corrections says the man was missing from a correctional facility.
The Associated Press contributed to this story.