Suspect arrested in ‘ambush' killings of two officers are shot in Iowa

Iowa law enforcement officials believe that Scott Greene shot and killed two police officers in the Des Moines area on Wednesday morning.

    2016/11/03

NSFW    DES MOINES, IOWA — Des Moines authorities have arrested a man suspected of slaying two police officers on Wednesday morning.

Speaking at a news conference, Des Moines police spokesman Par Parizek said the officers were “ambushed,” Reuters reported.

According to CNN, Urbandale police officer Justin Martin was sitting in his police vehicle in the Des Moines suburb when suspect Scott Michael Greene, 46, allegedly shot him to death early Wednesday morning. Des Moines police sergeant Anthony Beminio was also allegedly killed by Greene in a similar fashion some two miles from the first shooting.

According to CNN, Greene was arrested after he hailed a state Department of Natural Resources officer in Dallas County and asked him to call 911. He has not yet been charged, ABC reported citing police.
Scott Greene was arrested by police on Wednesday in connection with the deaths of two police officers. DES MOINES POLICE DEPARTMENT VIA THE DES MOINES REGISTER
Scott Greene was arrested by police on Wednesday in connection with the deaths of two police officers. DES MOINES POLICE DEPARTMENT VIA THE DES MOINES REGISTER
Greene was last reportedly month thrown out of a high school football game for waving a Confederate flag at African Americans. YOUTUBE / SCOTT GREENE
Greene was last reportedly month thrown out of a high school football game for waving a Confederate flag at African Americans. YOUTUBE / SCOTT GREENE
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