WATERLOO, Iowa — A man accused of shooting at a Waterloo police officer has pleaded guilty to a federal charge.

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that 22-year-old Miquelle Miller entered the plea last week. The charge: possession of a firearm and ammunition by a felon.

Police say Miller shot at Officer Tyler Brownell, who’d been dispatched to check a report of gunshots around 11:20 p.m. Sunday. Police say that as Brownell approached a man about two blocks from where the gunshots were reported, the man suddenly fired at Brownell but missed.

Police say Brownell didn’t return the fire and say the man was soon chased down and taken into custody. Police say he was later identified as Miller.

Miller also awaits prosecution on state charges.

Information from: Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, http://www.wcfcourier.com

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