FALLEN POLICE OFFICER: Rockwell City Police Officer Jamie Buenting was fatally shot during a standoff at a home on Pleasant Street early Friday morning.
Officers had responded to the home about four hours earlier after receiving a report that Corey Trott, who was wanted for felony domestic assault, was at the Iowa home. He barricaded himself in the home after officers arrived on the scene. He fired a single shot hitting Officer Buenting.
He eventually surrendered to police about 5:30 a.m. He has been charged with first degree murder.
Officer Jamie Buenting, who is survived by a wife and two young children, had served with the Rockwell City Police Department for eight years. He served in law enforcement for a total of 12 years.