Soldiers release name of man who died after exchanging fire with police
DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – Police have released the name of the man who died after exchanging fire with officers Sunday following a vehicle and foot chase early Sunday, according to the trooper.
Iowa State Patrol identified Kenneth Jamel Carrol, 24 of Davenport as the individual involved. An autopsy will be performed at the Iowa State Medical Examiner’s Office, according to a news release.
Around 2:50 am, multiple agencies were on patrol in the 5200 block of Grand Avenue. According to the Iowa State Patrol, officers attempted to pull over a vehicle but the driver did not stop.
A pursuit was initiated and ended when the vehicle crashed at Kimberly Road and Elmore Avenue.
According to troopers, the occupants of the vehicle fled on foot.
During a foot pursuit, two Iowa State troopers, three Davenport police officers, and a Bettendorf police officer exchanged fire with Carrol, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officials say no law enforcement personnel were injured during this encounter, and all six officers have been placed on critical incident leave while the incident is investigated.
The shooting is being investigated by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.
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