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Department of Criminal Investigation looking into Fairfield officer-involved shooting

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FAIRFIELD (KWWL) -

The Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation is looking into an officer-involved shooting in Fairfield, after officers fired their weapons after a traffic stop.

Fairfield police officers say that early on Tuesday morning, they tried to make a traffic stop, but the driver kept going and was trying to get away from the officers. The driver was eventually stopped in Birmingham, about 10 miles from where the chase started.

Police fired their guns during, and the driver was taken into custody; however, nobody was hurt.

The names of the officers and the suspect aren't being released at this point because the investigation is ongoing.

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