Suspect in custody after Algona police officer shot

ALGONA — An Algona man is under arrest after being accused of shooting a police officer last night.

43-year-old Kyle Ricke of Algona is accused of shooting the police officer in the 1100 block of South Minnesota Street in Algona at about 8 o’clock last night.

Ricke was arrested after a four-hour manhunt that involved law enforcement agencies from across Iowa and Minnesota.

Authorities have not released the name or any information on the condition of the police officer at this time.