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2 Police officers killed in ambush-style attacks

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DES MOINES, IOWA (AP/WFSB) -

Police in Des Moines say two officers were shot and killed early Wednesday morning. 

According to police, the officers were killed in an ambush-style attack. 

Officers responded to a report of shots fired at about 1:06 a.m. and found an Urbandale Police Department officer who had been shot.

Des Moines officers responded to assist. About 20 minutes later, a Des Moines officer was found shot. Both officers have died.

Police from multiple agencies are now searching for a suspect. 

Stay with Eyewitness News for more information as soon as it comes into our newsroom. 

Information form the Associated Press was used in this report. 

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