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Guilty Verdict in Deadly Des Moines Bar Shooting

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Devin Carter (WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa – A Polk County jury found a Des Moines man guilty of first degree murder Monday.

Twenty-six-year-old Devin Carter was also convicted of two counts of attempted murder and intimidation with a dangerous weapon.

The charges stem from the death of 44-year-old William Dawson in August of last year.

Carter opened fire outside Johnny Mac’s Bar and Grill killing Dawson and wounding 20-year-old William Dawson Jr. and 20-year-old Carley Toomey.

He will officially be sentenced to life in prison on October 30th.

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