City Council Approves Settlement in Officer-Involved Shooting Death
DES MOINES, Iowa – City leaders in Des Moines have approved a settlement with the family of a man killed by a police officer. Twenty-eight-year-old Ryan Bolinger was shot and killed by Officer Vanessa Miller in June of 2015. Following a low-speed chase, Bolinger stepped out of his car along Merle Hay Road and Urbandale Avenue. When he approached the driver's side window of Miller's police cruiser, she fired one shot -- killing him.