Christopher Leonard Killed by Ankeny Police Department

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Old Crime Scene Address:
1910 SW White Birch Cir
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Officers were sent to the Hy-Vee gas station for reports of a robbery in progress, police said. When officers arrived, police said a man fled on foot to a nearby Kum & Go store. A caller had told authorities there was a suspicious man dressed in black near the area. The caller said it looked like a gun fell out of his pants. A responding officer found the man near a Kum & Go. The man allegedly drew his handgun and pointed it at the officer, police said. The officer shot and killed Christopher Leonard.

Victim's Name: Christopher Leonard

Agency Responsible: Ankeny Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 31

Race: White

Date of Death: September 15, 2018

County: Polk

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: Yes

Washington Post Database ID: 4034

Geography: Suburban

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