Officer Involved Shooting in Burlington

Burlington, IA - One man is dead after an officer involved shooting in Burlington.

Just before two this afternoon, Burlington Police pulled over a man at at S. 9th and Vine Street.

Officers made contact with the driver near the 600 block of Maple Street and initial findings indicate one officer discharged his weapon. 

The driver sustained a gunshot injury and was transported to Great River Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.

Per departmental policy both officers have been placed on paid administrative leave.

The investigation has been turned over to the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.


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