Escaped Inmate Reportedly Shot Dead

Iowa authorities say the escaped inmate suspected of shooting a sheriff's deputy has been killed. The Iowa Public Safety Department said this morning that Rodney Long was shot to death and no one else was seriously injured in the shooting. The department announcement didn't add more details but said a news conference is scheduled for this morning. Des Moines television station KCCI says Long was shot by a resident after Long broke into a home near Bedford. Long had been missing since Friday morning, when he escaped from a prison facility in Clarinda.

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Locations : Iowa
People : Rodney Long