DES MOINES, Iowa — Police say one person has been shot to death and two others arrested in Des Moines.

The Des Moines Register reports that the shooting happened Friday afternoon in the city’s River Bend neighborhood.

Des Moines Police Sgt. Paul Parizek says a gunman inside a vehicle fired several shots, hitting a person in the chest who was standing on Oakland Avenue. Parizek says the victim was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.

Parizek says eyewitnesses described the vehicle carrying the shooter. Police later spotted the vehicle and took two people into custody after the driver crashed near the intersection of 6th Avenue and Madison Avenue.


Information from: The Des Moines Register, http://www.desmoinesregister.com

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