(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.
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