Court Appearance Next Week for Suspect in Fatal Shooting

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Devin Carter (WHO-HD)

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DES MOINES, Iowa — The man accused in Des Moines’ 8th homicide is set to appear in court next week.

Twenty-six-year-old Devin Carter is charged with murder, two counts of attempted murder, intimidation with a dangerous weapon, and being a felon in possession of a weapon.

Police say Carter opened fire early Saturday morning outside Johnny Mac’s Bar and Grill on Hubbell Avenue. Forty-year-old William Dawson was killed in the shooting and 20-year-old William Dawson Jr. and 20-year-old Carley Toomey were injured.

Dawson Jr. and Toomey’s injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Carter’s preliminary hearing is set for August 17th.

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