SHOTS FIRED: Des Moines Man Jailed


A Des Moines man is in custody today, after he shot a gun in a Jasper County home Sunday night.

The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office says it happened in the 14000 block of Fame Avenue in Colfax, around 9:00 p.m. Deputies responded to a call that a man, who was intoxicated, was armed with a gun and had fired shots.

Officials from several agencies responded to the scene, the suspect was located about an hour and a half later.

Twenty-nine-year-old Thomas Kirkpatrick was taken to the hospital for evaluation, and then was booked into the Jasper County Jail. He’s charged with carrying weapons, reckless use of a firearm and trespassing.

No one was hurt in the incident.

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