Des Moines Police Investigating 20th Homicide of 2017
DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines Police say a stabbing victim is the 20th homicide victim of the year.
Police were called to 3949 56th Street just before 4:00am on Saturday on a report of a stabbing. When first responders arrived on scene they found a man suffering from a stabbing injury. He was taken to a metro hospital where he later died.
A suspect is now in police custody. No charges have been filed.
This is the 20th criminal homicide of the year in the city of Des Moines.