August 13, 2018

Positivity: Des Moines Police Say No Charges Likely in Fatal Shooting

Filed under: 2nd Amendment,Positivity — Tom @ 5:55 am

From Des Moines, Iowa — another example of successful self-defense:

Aug. 12, 2018, at 3:42 p.m.

Des Moines authorities don’t expect to file any charges in connection with this weekend’s fatal shooting because the victim was violating a court protection order and assaulting a man.

Police said 32-year-old Joshua James Wheeler died after the Saturday night shooting. Des Moines Police Sgt. Paul Parizek says prosecutors determined the shooting was done in self-defense.

The shooting took place in the doorway of the home of a woman who is a former domestic partner of Wheeler’s.

Police said the incident started after the 25-year-old woman and a 27-year-old male friend of hers discovered that a tire on the man’s car had been slashed. Wheeler arrived and assaulted the man, who warned that he was carrying a gun. …

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