Iowa Officer Shooting Death of Jeremy Michael Berg – Obituary
45-year-old Jeremy Michael Berg of Elkport has died in a fatal officer-involved Iowa shooting that occurred on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. It happened when officers arrived at a property a mile near Martelle to find a large building burning, with Jeremy at the location holding a knife.
About 5 officers were prompted to open fire at the man after he refused to comply with orders to drop the knife. He was pronounced dead at the scene after suffering multiple bullet wounds.
Police have not revealed any information about the building that was burning.
Officers involved in the shooting have been placed on paid administrative leave as investigations in the shoot proceed.