By Associated Press - Saturday, March 6, 2021

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A 16-year-old boy died of a gunshot wound early Saturday in Des Moines and police said they are investigating the death as a homicide.

Officers were called about 4:45 a.m. to Broadlawns Medical Center, where someone had driven the teenager to the hospital. He was treated at the hospital for the gunshot wound but died.

Police said they will release more details later Saturday.

It was the second homicide in Des Moines this year.

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