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UPDATE: Homeowner in fair condition after standoff

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ADAMS COUNTY (KWWL) -- A three hour standoff ends with a homeowner and a sheriff's deputy shot in southwest Iowa.

A man arrived home to find an apparent burglar inside his house Monday night.

The suspect opened fire on the homeowner then shot and hit an officer after 911 was called.

Homes nearby were evacuated, while as many as 50 law enforcement officers surrounded the residence.

The suspect later surrendered to police.

The wounded deputy was treated for minor injuries.

The homeowner is being treated for gunshot wounds and is in fair condition.

 

Online Producer-Chris Becker

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