Linn County Attorney’s Office Completes Investigation into the Officer-Involved Shooting on July 30, 2022
The Linn County Attorney’s Office has completed an investigation into the officer-involved shooting that occurred in the 2200 block of Glass Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa on July 30, 2022. The incident involved Cedar Rapids Police Officers Blair Klostermann and Matt Jenatscheck, both of whom discharged their service weapons at Brandon Nelson, 23, of Cedar Rapids. Brandon Nelson sustained at least 3 gunshot wounds from being shot at by these two officers. He had wounds to his left lower abdomen, his left chest and his left tibia. Nelson survived his injuries. Through the investigation, which included review of squad car and body cam footage, County Attorney Nick Maybanks concluded the shooting in this case was justified and criminal charges against the officers are not warranted. Learn more about the incident, investigation, and conclusion.