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Sioux City police seek man who shot officer

Published On: Apr 30 2013 05:13:55 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 30 2013 05:13:00 AM CDT
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Sioux City police were searching for a man with a rifle who shot an officer during a traffic stop.

The Sioux City Journal reports the officer was shot about 3 p.m. Monday during a traffic stop in an alley.

Police Chief Doug Young says the injuries to the officer, who wasn't named, weren't life-threatening.

Local police were being helped by Woodbury County sheriff's deputies and U.S. Marshals officers in searching for the shooter.

Area schools were scheduled to be locked down until 6 p.m. and athletics events were cancelled.