Iowa Department of Public Safety
215 East 7th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319

For immediate release: Alex Murphy

Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety

October 21, 2015
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Update on Cedar Rapids Officer-Invovled Shooting Investigation

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The subject that was fatally wounded earlier this morning has been identified as Jonathan Tyler Gossman, 21, of Cedar Rapids. 

An autopsy began this morning, October 21, 2015, at the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner in Ankeny on the body of Jonathan Gossman by Dr. Jonathan Thompson.  The cause and manner of death are still pending further investigation. 

As previously mentioned, no additional information will be released prior to the interviews of the two Cedar Rapids Police Officers and of the two subjects in the suspect vehicle

Note: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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