Iowa Police ID Scott Michael Greene as Suspect in ‘Ambush’ Attack That Killed Two Officers

Des Moines Police Sgt. Paul Parizek speaks during a news conference Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, at Des Moines police headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa. Authorities say two police officers in the Des Moines, Iowa, area were shot to death in ambush-style attacks about 2 miles apart. (AP Photo/Scott McFetridge)
AP Photo/Scott McFetridge

Iowa police announced Tuesday morning that their suspect in two ambush-style attacks is named Scott Michael Greene and that he is not currently in custody.

From the Des Moines Register:

Two metro-area police officers were shot and killed in apparent “ambush style” attacks early Wednesday.

As of 7:30 a.m., police identified Scott Michael Greene as a suspect in the fatal shootings. Police said he should be considered armed and dangerous.

At about 1:06 a.m., police from Urbandale and Des Moines departments responded to a report of gunfire at the intersection of 70th Street and Aurora Avenue.

The first officers arriving on the scene found an Urbandale officer shot. The officer, whose name has not been released, died, said Des Moines Police Sgt. Paul Parizek in a news release.

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