Man Shot on Tuesday Becomes 14th Homicide Victim of 2017 in Des Moines


Des Moines Police search for shell casings at 30th and Hickman on May 8th, 2017

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DES MOINES, Iowa  —  A man shot in the head on Tuesday in Des Moines has died.

23 year old Choice Elliston was shot near 30th and Hickman around 2:00pm on Tuesday.  He arrived at a metro hospital with a gunshot wound to the head moments after the shooting was reported to police.  He passed away from his injuries early this morning.

Police haven’t named a suspect and are asking for anyone who was near 30th and Hickman yesterday afternoon to please contact them.

Choice is the 14th homicide victim of 2017 in Des Moines.


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