Two Des Moines Men Facing Murder Charges After City’s 19th Homicide This Year
DES MOINES, Iowa — Two men have been arrested in connection to the 19th homicide in Des Moines this year.
Police have identified the suspects as Miguel Angel Lorenzo-Baltazar, 19, and Anthony Garcia, 22, both of Des Moines. They each face first degree murder charges, and additional charges may follow.
Officials are still investigating the shooting that killed 23-year-old Jeffrey Mercado on Friday afternoon.