Teen hospitalized after Des Moines shooting Sunday


DES MOINES, Iowa — A 15-year-old Des Moines boy was hospitalized in critical condition after being shot on Sunday.

The shooting happened at 17th Street and Forest Avenue near Evelyn K. Davis Park around 11:23 a.m. The victim remains in the hospital in critical condition as of Sunday evening, police said.

Des Moines police detectives were able to gather evidence and interview witnesses at the scene. So far, no one has been arrested as police continue to investigate.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Detective Jason Hays at 515-237-1552. Anonymous tips may be submitted through Crimestoppers of Central Iowa at 515-223-1400 or online at www.crimestoppersofcentraliowa.com

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