Officer who fatally shot man ID’d
NORTH ENGLISH (AP) — Authorities have identified a police officer involved in the fatal shooting of a North English man in eastern Iowa over the weekend.
The Iowa county Sheriff’s Office says in a news release Tuesday that Williamsburg Police Officer Blake Heller shot and killed 53-year-old Robin Blaylock on Saturday. The sheriff’s office says Heller serves as a part time officer for Williamsburg and the town of Marengo. He is also employed as a full time Iowa County Deputy Sheriff.
The shooting occurred after deputies and police were called to a North English house for a report of a domestic disturbance involving a gun.
Officials have not provided details about what led to the shooting. The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.