A police standoff in Iowa Falls on Thursday afternoon ended when a man was shot and killed by law officers. Iowa State Patrol spokesman Sgt. Scott Bright said the incident happened in the 400 block of College Avenue.
Residents who lived in the neighborhood were ordered to leave due to the situation. Sgt. Bright said the man was suicidal and made threats on Facebook during the standoff with officers. The man came outside of his home, yelled at officers from his porch and walked into his driveway. He then pulled a weapon from his pants, raised it and pointed it at the officers.
The man was then shot and killed by the officers on the scene. The name of the man has not been released with the incident under investigation.
(Reporting by Pat Powers, KQWC, Webster City)