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Sioux City deputy, suspect both injured in altercation over firearm

Sioux City deputy, suspect both injured in altercation over firearm

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HULL — A Sioux County deputy and a suspect have been treated for minor injuries following an altercation.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office said 34-year-old Florencio Ortigoza-Victoriano of Hull got into a scuffle with Sheriff’s Deputy Caleb Haverdink Wednesday following a domestic disturbance call.

Ortigoza-Victoriano is accused of trying to remove Haverdink’s firearm from its holster. Other deputies helped take Ortigoza-Victoriano into custody.

Ortigoza-Victoriano was taken to Sioux Center Community Hospital with minor injuries. He was released a short time later. Haverdink was treated for minor injuries and released from Orange City Hospital.

Ortigoza-Victoriano was arrested and faces charges of domestic assault, interference with official acts, assault on a peace officer and attempting to disarm a peace officer.

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