By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

(CBS/AP) — Prosecutors say a Chicago man robbed two Iowa gas station employees at gunpoint and confined them in a cooler before firing ten times at a sheriff’s deputy who responded to the crime.

A criminal complaint released Tuesday says Linn County Deputy William Halverson was wearing a protective vest but was shot by Stanley Donahue in the left hip and leg while responding to the robbery Sunday night at the Casey’s General Store in Coggon, Iowa.

READ MORE: Chicago Weather: A Wet Start

Donahue then allegedly stole Halverson’s service weapon and fled. Halverson remained hospitalized in stable condition Tuesday at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

READ MORE: Baby Magellanic Penguins At Shedd Aquarium Take First Swim

Halverson has worked for the county for seven years.

Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

MORE NEWS: Woman, 85, Stabbed By Man, 71, In Portage Park, Police Say


CBS 2 Chicago Staff