ANKENY, Iowa (AP) - Police in the Des Moines suburb of Ankeny say an officer has shot a burglary suspect who advanced on officers.
Police say the incident happened around 4 a.m. Tuesday when Ankeny officers were called to a car wash for a burglary in progress. Police say arriving officers found a door to the business that had been forced opened and a masked man inside the business. Police say the man did not comply with police commands and was shot by Officer Tony Higgins when he advanced on Higgins and other officers.
Police have identified the suspect as 27-year-old Myles Matthew Regenold, of Des Moines. He is expected to recover.
Higgins, an eight-year veteran of the department, has been placed on paid administrative leave, as is policy in any police-involved shooting.