- Associated Press - Thursday, June 25, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Police have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a man in a Des Moines city park.

Police arrested Lee Targblor, 20, of Des Moines, on Wednesday in the Tuesday night death of Paye Blawou, 31, of Des Moines, according to a news release by police.

Targblor was being held in the Polk County Jail on suspicion of attempted murder, although that charge could be upgraded, and other counts.

Officers were called to Prospect Park around 8 p.m. Tuesday for reports of a shooting and found Blawou critically injured with a gunshot wound, police have said.

Police say Blawou’s death was the city’s 13th homicide of 2020.



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