A Council Bluffs police officer fired his gun at a suspect Friday evening. The officer was responding to a reckless driving complaint at North 8th Street and Avenue D. The officer found the suspect who took off. Police say the man got of the vehicle near North 17th and Avenue A and ran. That started a foot pursuit and during the encounter the officer fired his gun one time, missing the suspect.
The man was apprehended and taken to a hospital with a medical condition unrelated to the officer firing his gun.
At this time the Iowa division of Criminal Investigation is looking into the officer firing the gun. The Council Bluffs Police Department is investigating the criminal acts of the suspect and possible charges are pending.