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Another suspect charged in 1st Des Moines homicide of 2022

Police say 24-year-old Trishay Thompson was shot near an apartment in the 1400 block of Pennsylvania Ave on Jan. 9.

DES MOINES, Iowa —

Des Moines police have made a second arrest in the city's first homicide of 2022. 

Police say 24-year-old Trishay Thompson was shot near an apartment in the 1400 block of Pennsylvania Ave on Jan. 9.

On Jan. 27, police said Thompson passed away.  

Twenty-five-year-old Sam Sando and 22-year-old Salifou Sahr are both charged with one count of first-degree murder in Thompson's death and two counts of attempted murder. Police say the shooting revolved around an attempted robbery during a drug transaction and two guns were fired.

"Evidence indicates that Sando and Sahr exited the apartment building and fired multiple rounds at the vehicle that Thompson and his [two] associates were sitting in," DMPD said in a release Monday afternoon.

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