Rockwell City (Iowa) police officer Jamie Buenting was shot and killed during an overnight standoff.
A number of officers responded, and a shot was reportedly fired at 1:40 a.m. today. Buenting was transported to Stewart Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
He leaves behind a wife and two young children.
Buenting, who was a full-time law enforcement officer with the Rockwell City Police Department for the past eight years, had been employed as a law enforcement officer since 1999.
Additionally, he served as a member on a regional Special Emergency Response Team and was a certified firearms instructor on handgun, shotgun and rifle, through both the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy and through the NRA Law Enforcement Division.
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