Police ID Nebraska man shot by officer in Council Bluffs
COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA - Police in western Iowa have identified a Omaha, Nebraska, man shot by a Council Bluffs officer in an exchange of gunfire.
Police say 34-year-old Jimmy Carr was shot Saturday outsident a Council Bluffs gas station and is being treated at an Omaha hospital for a gunshot wound to his left hip. He is expected to recover.
Police say the shooting happened after an employee at the gas station reported that someone had stolen a gas can.
Police say an officer who responded encountered Carr outside the station, and that Carr pulled a gun from his pocket and fired at the officer. The officer returned fire, injuring Carr.
The officer was not hurt.