Des Moines police investigate shooting death

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines police say a 21-year-old man has been shot to death.

Sgt. Jason Halifax says police received reports of gunshots about 6:30 p.m. Thursday in a neighborhood east of Drake University.

A man who was found shot was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police were withholding the man’s name until relatives could be notified.

Officers took several witnesses to the police station for interviews.

Halifax says it’s Des Moines’ 11th homicide this year.

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