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Schaller standoff suspect shot by authorities

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SCHALLER (KWWL) -- A 36-year-old man was shot as he menaced law officers in Sac County and refused to drop his weapon. 

Authorities say Nick Sippel was shot Sunday afternoon after they arrived to a report of an armed man threatening people at a home in Schaller.  

Officers found Sippel, armed, at the scene.  

A news release says Sippel pointed the gun at officers and wouldn't drop it. He was shot in a shoulder.  Sippel was taken to a Sioux City hospital and is expected to survive.

Online AnchorBob Waters

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