IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Authorities have identified the suspects who allegedly robbed a bank and shot and wounded two police officers during a high-speed chase as two young men from northeastern Iowa.
The Iowa Department of Public Safety said Wednesday that 24-year-old Jeremiah Mumford of New Hampton is charged with six counts of attempted murder and five counts of terrorism. His alleged accomplice, 19-year-old William Clayton of Osage, is charged with aiding and abetting and five counts of terrorism.
Both men made initial court appearances and are being held in the Bremer County Jail.
Special Agent Larry Hedlund of the Division of Criminal Investigation says the suspects used multiple rifles and handguns to shoot at police who were pursuing them after Tuesday's bank robbery in Maynard. He called it a "running gun battle."
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