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Police find man fatally shot in Des Moines neighborhood

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Homicide detectives in Des Moines are investigating after police found a man fatally shot in a residential neighborhood. Police say in a news release that officers were called Thursday night to a neighborhood several blocks northeast of the Iowa State Capitol, where they found a 34-year-old man with a gunshot wound. Paramedics rushed the man to a hospital, where he died of his injuries. Police later identified him as Blake Alcott Myers, of Des Moines. Homicide detectives were interviewing witnesses and gathering forensic evidence in the shooting. The death was the city’s third homicide for 2022.

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