14 year old shot in the head in Downtown Des Moines

Teen is in criticial condition

By Ashley Carrasco | acarrasco@weareiowa.com

Published 10/24 2016 11:34PM

Updated 10/24 2016 11:35PM

DES MOINES - A 14 year old is in critical condition after reportedly being shot in the head in downtown Des Moines.  
On 24 October 2016, at approximately 6:17 p.m., Des Moines Police Department patrol officers responded to Iowa Methodist Medical Center to investigate a report of a shooting. Hospital officials reported a shooting victim had arrived at the Emergency Room via private vehicle.
A potential crime scene was located in the 1100 block of Keo Way, with damage to a nearby building.
Des Moines Police Department detectives are investigating this incident, and Des Moines Police Department Crime Scene Investigators are processing the scene for evidence.
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