Scott County Attorney releases body cam footage, says shooting deemed reasonable

UPDATE: The Scott County Attorney says the shooting was deemed reasonable and has released part of the body cam footage of the shooting.

According to the police, Robert Mitchell was wanted on felony drug charges by Michigan and Indiana State Police.

Mitchell was also driving with his license suspended.

Police also released several text messages from Mitchell that they say proves he was attempting to recoup money from a drug deal.

The report compiled by police says Mitchel was shot twice, one in the left shoulder and one under the left armpit which damaged internal organs killing Mitchell.

Police say they found a baggie of meth weighing 11 grams and valued it at $1,000 street value.

Robert Mitchell was killed by Deputy Gregory Hill's service Sig Sauer 40 caliber handgun.

DAVENPORT, Iowa -- One month after a deadly officer-involved shooting, the Scott County Attorney planned to give an update on the investigation.

The update was set for 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21, regarding the shooting death of 27-year-old Robert Mitchell, who was shot by a Scott County Sheriff's Deputy during a traffic stop.

It happened in the early morning hours of Tuesday, October 23, after Deputy Greg Hill made a traffic stop in the 6600 block of North Brady Street.  According to the department, the situation escalated when a "struggle" happened between Deputy Hill and Mitchell, who was driving. The deputy ended up shooting at Mitchell.

After the shooting, Mitchell reportedly drove off and a police chase began.  It ended near the Kwik Shop at the intersection of Kimberly and Division Streets.

A woman who was in the car wound up jumping out near 65th Street and Brady Street.  She was apprehended at the scene and was questioned

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Mitchell was taken to the hospital but later died from his injuries.

Deputy Hill was placed on administrative leave, which is a policy of the department.  There were no officers hurt in the incident.

Watch the conference below

The body cam footage starts at 7:30 in the video above

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