Police Have Identified Suspect In Double Murder

UPDATE: The suspect identified in the double murder of two Des Moines police officers is now in custody.

Des Moines police have identified a suspect in the double murder of two Des Moines Metro police officers. Urbandale resident Scott Michael Greene, 46, is being sought by investigators. Greene is 5’ 11” / 180 lbs with brown hair and green eyes. Greene was last known to be driving a blue 2011 Ford F-150 with Iowa license plate 780 YFR. The truck has a silver colored topper with a ladder rack. Just two weeks ago, Greene posted a ten minute video rant against Urbandale Police. Greene is believed to be armed and should be considered dangerous. If seen, please do not approach Greene, but call 911 and report his location. The first shooting happened at 1:06 a.m. at 70th & Aurora. An Urbandale police officer was shot and killed. The second shooting happened blocks away at Merle Hay & Sheridan at 1:26 a.m. A responding Des Moines police officer was shot and killed there. Des Moines police said the shootings appear to have been ambush-style attacks.


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