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Des Moines police identify victim in city's 5th homicide of 2022

Des Moines police say a Sunday night shooting on Hickman Road is the city's fifth homicide of 2022.

DES MOINES, Iowa — UPDATE (4:30 p.m. April 8): On Friday morning, Des Moines police arrested a man for the killing of Jeffrey Dwayne Gillom. The suspect, 28-year-old Tyrone Scott Cameron, was found just before 9 a.m. on Urbandale Avenue while he was violating a no-contact order.

Cameron attempted to escape the officers by jumping off of a residential roof, but police sent a K-9 after him and successfully took him into custody. After being treated for minor wounds at a local hospital, Cameron was released into police custody and will soon be booked into the Polk County Jail. 

He has been charged with first degree murder and attempted murder.

ORIGINAL: Des Moines police are investigating a Sunday night shooting as the city's fifth homicide of 2022 after a man died and a woman was injured.

Police say they responded around 10:15 p.m. Sunday to a shooting at 2400 Hickman Rd, where they found a 46-year-old female and a 59-year-old male suffering from gunshot injuries.

Both were transported to metro hospitals. The man, identified Tuesday as Jeffrey Dwayne Gillom of Des Moines, died Monday morning. 

The woman remained in serious condition as of Monday morning, according to police.

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