Jonathan Joseph Pingel Killed by West Des Moines Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
1036 Woodland Park Dr
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers Nathan Grove and Matthew Wood confronted Jonathan Pingel at a townhouse. The officers, who were investigating a report of a domestic disturbance, shot and killed Pingel when he failed to drop a knife.

Victim's Name: Jonathan Joseph Pingel

Agency Responsible: West Des Moines Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 26

Race: White

Date of Death: July 3, 2019

County: Polk

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 4855

Geography: Suburban

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