#AceNewsReport – An unarmed Des Moines man was shot and killed by police on Tuesday night for “walking with a purpose” towards a police vehicle. The officer shot him in his torso from inside her police vehicle with her windows rolled up.
Officer Ian Lawler was conducting a traffic stop when Ryan Keith Bolinger, 28, pulled up next to the police vehicle, reportedly so close that the officer could not get out of his vehicle. Bolinger then got out of his vehicle and began dancing in the street erratically.
“It’s been described as almost dancing in the street or making unusual movements in the street,” Sgt. Jason Halifax told reporters. “I don’t want it to be construed that he’s doing a waltz in the middle of Merle Hay Road…. He’s outside of his vehicle. He’s not making a directed motion.”
“It’s odd, erratic behavior which begins by parking very close to the squad car that’s…
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