abc
QUICK LINKS:

Minneapolis Man Shot after Pinning Des Moines Police Officer with Car

Created: 08/11/2014 3:06 PM KSTP.com

Des Moines police say they shot a Minneapolis man who struck an officer with his car in a parking lot.
    
Sgt. Jason Halifax says officers contacted 34-year-old Leroy Bradley at the Cozy Rest Motel early Monday, and he tried to flee in his car. As he drove off, he allegedly hit officer Dusty Rains, pinning her against her patrol car.
    
Halifax says Rains and officer Shawn Herman shot Bradley, who drove away before surrendering to other officers.
    
Rains' injuries aren't considered major. Bradley was hospitalized, but his injuries weren't life threatening.
    
The officers will be placed on administrative leave.
    
The suspect's vehicle was reported stolen from Minnesota.
    
Bradley will be charged with theft, assault, eluding and pandering, as police allege Bradley brought women to Des Moines for prostitution.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Photo: KSTP/File

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Few Clouds
12°
25° | 14°
  • Feels like: 12° F
  • Wind: 0mph
  • Humidity: 84%
  • Fri More clouds than sun
    26° | 18°
  • Sat Cloudy
    30° | 22°
  • Sun Snow showers developing in the afternoon
    32° | 18°
  • Mon Showers
    34° | 23°

Video

KSTP NEWS