WOMAN SHOT: Suspect Seen Running Away

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Des Moines police are investigating an early Wednesday morning shooting where one woman was seriously injured.

Police were called to building 301 in the Oakridge neighborhood just after midnight on reports of a shooting. When they arrived they found 19-year-old Ameisha Heard suffering from a gunshot to back of the head.

Heard was taken to Methodist Medical Center. She is in critical condition.

Witnesses say the suspect ran from the apartment.

Police set up a perimeter in the area and brought in a dog to help search. They were unable to find the man they suspect is involved.

Several witnesses were taken to the police station for questioning.


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