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Arrest made in Tuesday's deadly shooting at Prospect Park

Police have arrested 20-year-old Des Moines resident Lee Targblor.

DES MOINES, Iowa — One man has been arrested in the Tuesday night killing of 31-year-old Paye Blawou.

20-year-old Lee Targblor is charged with one count of Attempted Murder and is currently in the Polk County Jail, according to police.

Officers were called to Prospect Park in Des Moines just before 8:00 p.m. Tuesday night. They arrived to find Blawou suffering from a gunshot wound.

Des Moines Fire medics transported him to MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, where he later died from his injuries.

"He's just like, a warm, friendly young fellow ... caring ... fun-loving, happy guy," said Marc Nalls, Blawou's barber. "He was just, he was a nice kid."

Detectives spent the night interviewing witnesses and examining evidence.

This the 13th homicide in Des Moines of 2020.

Authorities are still investigating this incident. 

Stay with Local 5 to follow this developing story.

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