Man Shot on Tuesday Becomes 14th Homicide Victim of 2017 in Des Moines

Des Moines Police search for shell casings at 30th and Hickman on May 8th, 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  A man shot in the head on Tuesday in Des Moines has died.

23 year old Choice Elliston was shot near 30th and Hickman around 2:00pm on Tuesday.  He arrived at a metro hospital with a gunshot wound to the head moments after the shooting was reported to police.  He passed away from his injuries early this morning.

Police haven’t named a suspect and are asking for anyone who was near 30th and Hickman yesterday afternoon to please contact them.

Choice is the 14th homicide victim of 2017 in Des Moines.