One dead after standoff in Van Buren, Iowa

Our sister station

KTVO in Kirksville

reports that one man is dead after a shooting incident in Van Buren County Iowa.

Around 11 a.m., the Van Buren sheriff's department got numerous calls about a man with a rifle, wearing a military uniform and walking along Highway 2 near Cantril, Iowa.

When ordered to drop his weapon by deputies, the man reportedly pointed the rifle at them instead.

The man was then fatally shot by one of the deputies.

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is now looking into the incident.

The man's name has not been released at this time.