Burlington man killed in officer-involved shooting passed from single gunshot wound, officials say

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UPDATE: After an autopsy was conducted on Tuesday, October 3rd, a forensic pathologist from the University of Iowa Hospital's Decendent Care Unit determined the cause of Marquis' Jones death was from a single gunshot wound of the chest/abdomen.

The investigation is ongoing.

Earlier: According to KBUR News Radio, the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation has released the names of the officers involved in Sunday's shooting that resulted in the death of Marquise Jones.

The DCI reports that Burlington Officers Chris Chiprez and Josh Riffel were involved in the incident.

Preliminary findings indicate that only Officer Chiprez fired his service weapon.

Both officers remain on paid administrative leave.

Original: BURLINGTON, Iowa-- One man is dead after an officer-involved shooting just before 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

According to the Burlington Police Department, officers tried to pull a car over for a traffic stop at S. 9th and Vine Street in Burlington on Sunday, October 1st.

They weren't able to pull the car over until they reached the 600 block of Maple Street. That's where one officer fired his gun, police said. The driver of the car was shot.

A handgun was also recovered at the scene.

The man was brought to Great River Medical Center by ambulance, where he was pronounced dead.

Police confirmed that 27-year-old Marquise Jones was shot and killed by a Burlington police officer after he was pulled over.

Police didn't say why they pulled Jones over, but his mom says there was a warrant out for his arrest for a probation violation.

Police say two officers were involved; both have been placed on paid administrative leave, per protocol, while an investigation is underway.

The investigation has been turned over to the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.

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