Troy Petersen Killed by Council Bluffs Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
1400 Indian Hills Road
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Troy Petersen was wanted for questioning regarding a murder. When police caught up with him, he took April Montello-Roberts hostage. During a standoff, Petersen was shot and killed. Montello-Roberts became a suspect in the first murder, and one that was subsequently discovered after the standoff.

Victim's Name: Troy Petersen

Agency Responsible: Council Bluffs Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 28

Race: White

Date of Death: August 7, 2019

County: Pottawattamie

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: Car

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 4950

Geography: Suburban

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