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Early morning shooting leaves man dead in Des Moines

October 22, 2021 GMT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A person was shot to death Friday morning in northeast Des Moines, police said.

Officers responded to multiple reports of gunfire at 5:41 a.m. and found a person who had been shot. Although officers attempted lifesaving efforts, the person died at the scene.

It was the city’s ninth homicide of the year.