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Des Moines Police Investigating City’s 3rd Homicide of 2018 

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DES MOINES, Iowa. —  Police in Des Moines are investigating a fatal shooting.

At approximately 10:20 p.m. on Friday, officers responded to a report of gunshots in the area of E. 30th and Garfield. Before they arrived on scene, police say they also received a call about a “man down in the street.” Upon arrival, they found a deceased man who had suffered a gunshot wound.

On Saturday afternoon, police identified the victim as a 20-year-old Des Moines resident. His name has not yet been released at the request of family members.

Officials are still investigating the incident, which is now being considered the third homicide in Des Moines this year.

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