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Thief fires gun during struggle with victim

Posted at 1:34 PM, Nov 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-09 14:34:58-05

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa. (KMTV) — Two suspects broke into a Council Bluffs garage Friday morning and fired a gun during a fight with the victim, Council Bluffs police say.

Officers were called to 1702 6th Ave at 11:28 a.m. to investigate a shots fired call.

Upon arrival, officers learned the victim saw 30-year-old Christopher Brammer and 21-year-old Trevor Myers coming out of his garage.

The victim confronted Brammer and struggled with the suspect. During the struggle, Brammer pulled a revolver from his pocket and fired one round, according to Council Bluffs police.

Brammer and Myers ran from the area.

Myers was found a short time later and charged with first-degree robbery.

Brammer was located later Friday night and taken into custody for the same charge.

No injuries were caused by the round being fired during the incident.

Council Bluffs police say the weapon used and other items taken during the burglary were found and placed into police property.

The incident is currently under investigation by Council Bluffs police.