ANKENY – An Iowa man, allegedly drunk, shot a man in the face, taking his life, and now faces felony charges.
The Ankeny Police Department says there was a shooting incident on the evening of Jan. 25, 2022. Eli Reed, age 21, was shot in the face and later died.
Police say the shooter was 24-year-old John T. Peak of Ankeny. Reportedly, Peak was intoxicated when the shooting occurred.
In the early morning hours of Jan. 26, John Peak was charged with Reckless Use of a Firearm causing Serious Injury and taken to the Polk Co. Jail. He has since been released on bond.
An additional charge of Involuntary Manslaughter was filed against Peak.