Nicholas Ryan Brickman Killed by Des Moines Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
SE 4th St. and Scott Ave.
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers were called to a robbery at a credit union where Brickman had pointed a gun at a teller and took off with cash. While police were heading to the scene, one officer spotted the Brickman's vehicle and began to pursue him. Brickman abandoned his car and carjacked another. Officers continued pursuing him until Brickman hit a car parked on the street. He left his stolen car behind and ran on foot. Officers continued after him. He pointed a gun at an officer pursuing him and another officer shot him.

Victim's Name: Nicholas Ryan Brickman

Agency Responsible: Des Moines Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 30

Race: White

Date of Death: January 7, 2015

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: Car

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 25

Geography: Urban

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