Cedar Rapids police identify driver fatally shot
Police have identified a woman who was fatally shot after a traffic stop by officers in Cedar Rapids.
The Cedar Rapids Police Department said Tuesday that Desirae Daniel was shot after displaying a handgun as officers approached. She was pronounced dead at St. Luke's Hospital, and an autopsy will be performed in Ankeny.
Police say officers had followed a car that didn't pull over a little before 2:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. The chase continued down several streets until the car stopped on the northwest side of the city.
The name of the officers and other details haven't been released. Police say no officers were injured.
The case has been turned over to the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, which didn't immediately return messages left Tuesday.
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