Prominent Iowa football coach dies after shooting

DES MOINES, Iowa - A prominent central Iowa high school football coach has died after being shot in the school's weight room.

The family of Aplington-Parkersburg High School coach Ed Thomas said in a statement Wednesday morning that he died shortly after arriving at a Waterloo hospital.
A gunman opened fire on Thomas in the school weight room at about 8 a.m. Authorities say he was captured shortly thereafter, and is being held at the Butler County jail.

No one else was injured in the attack.

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