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Waterloo man shoots officer in the hand with air pistol

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -

A Waterloo man faces charges after shooting an officer in the hand with an airsoft pistol.

Police say 31-year-old Keith Mayes went into a home on Belmont Avenue last week and announced "everyone had seven minutes to leave."

Mayes then barricaded himself in the bathroom when police arrived. According to police, Mayes shot officer Ritch Hesse in the hand twice with an airsoft pistol as police tried to remove him from the home.

Mayes is charged with assault on a peace officer and intimidation with a dangerous weapon.

 

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