- Associated Press - Thursday, September 17, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Des Moines police on Thursday charged two teenager boys in the death of a 21-year-old man who was shot earlier that day at an apartment complex.

The boys, ages 14 and 15, were charged in juveniles court with first-degree murder and first-degree robbery in the death of Joshua Sebastian Gabriel, of Des Moines.

Officers were called at 12:36 a.m. to investigate a shooting at the apartment complex. When they arrived, they found people trying to help a man who had been shot.

Fire department medics began treating the man and took him to a hospital, where he died.

Police didn’t release the names of the teens who were arrested.

The death was the 19th homicide this year in Des Moines.

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