- Associated Press - Friday, July 28, 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Police say one person has been shot to death and two others arrested in Des Moines.

The Des Moines Register reports that the shooting happened Friday afternoon in the city’s River Bend neighborhood.

Des Moines Police Sgt. Paul Parizek says a gunman inside a vehicle fired several shots, hitting a person in the chest who was standing on Oakland Avenue. Parizek says the victim was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.

Parizek says eyewitnesses described the vehicle carrying the shooter. Police later spotted the vehicle and took two people into custody after the driver crashed near the intersection of 6th Avenue and Madison Avenue.

___

Information from: The Des Moines Register, https://www.desmoinesregister.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide