Des Moines man dies in early-Sunday morning shooting

59-year old Dennis Strable was shot on bicycle

By Jacob Peklo | jpeklo@weareiowa.com

Published 07/24 2016 10:29AM

Updated 07/24 2016 11:18PM

DES MOINES- Police officers are now investigating the city’s seventh homicide of 2016.

Officers were called to an area near 45th Street and Kingman Boulevard around 4:30 a.m. Sunday, to look into a call about gunshots being fired in the area. While they were on the way there, they got a second call about a person being shot in that vicinity, which is near Roosevelt High School. 

Officials say when officers arrived they found a man on the ground, who had died.

That man was 59-year old Dennis Strable of Des Moines. Police are asking anyone who has seen Strable to call DMPD at 515-283-4811.

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