Incident

6-15-2019 Iowa West Des Moines 3-1

Location

June 15, 2019

935 65th St
West Des Moines, Iowa
Geolocation: 41.5825, -93.7955

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Lavanya Sunkara
  • Age: 41
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Prabhas Sunkara
  • Age: 15
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Suhas Sunkara
  • Age: 10
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Family
  • Name: Chandrasekhar Sunkara
  • Age: 44
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Suicide^
  • Murder/Suicide
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child killed (not child shooter)
  • Domestic Violence

Notes

4 found killed in their home, when 4 other family members were visiting;

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 3
State Senate District: 22
State House District: 44