DCI Releases Names

Posted on 26 March 2012 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Iowa DCI has released the names of the suspect and Boone Police Officers involved in Saturday night shooting.  The suspect is 48-year old Brian Lee Johnson.  The officers are 32-year old Sgt. John Wiebold and 29-year old Officer Korie Barber.  Wiebold and Barber were backing up a Boone County Deputy on a call at 827 South Division Street.  Johnson ran from the house and officers pursued.  Barber attempted to subdue Johnson with a Taser.  It had no effect.  Johnson then turned and aimed a handgun at officers who fired multiple times, striking Johnson.  Johnson was being treated in Des Moines for serious injuries.  Jeff Stevens of 827 South Division Street was arrested by a Boone County Deputy on charges that were not related to the shooting.

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