The South Sioux City Police Officer wounded in a shooting early Saturday morning is recovering from his injuries.
Officer Brian Van Berkum underwent surgery Saturday.
Van Berkum was injured in an exchange of gunfire with a male suspect shortly after 2am Saturday at Los Amigos, at 1313 Dakota Avenue.
Van Berkum responded to a report of an individual with a gun at the location and when he made contact with a male outside of the business, shots were fired.
The name and condition of the unidentified male have not been released.
The Nebraska State Patrol and Dakota County Attorney are investigating the incident.
Updated 3:30pm 5/12/19
An officer involved shooting early Saturday in South Sioux City resulted in an officer and the suspect sustaining injuries.
South Sioux City Police say the incident happened at 2:08 an at Los Amigos, located at 1313 Dakota Avenue.
Police say a person at that location reported seeing an individual with a firearm.
A responding South Sioux City Police Officer made contact with a male outside of the business and shots were fired.
The South Sioux City Officer and the male suspect both sustained injuries and were transported to a Sioux City hospital.
Their names and conditions have not been released.
The Nebraska State Patrol has been called in to investigate.
Photo courtesy South Sioux City Police