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POLICE SAY DES MOINES EAST SHOOTING VICTIM WAS TARGETED

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DES MOINES POLICE HAVE IDENTIFIED THE TEEN SHOT TO DEATH OUTSIDE DES MOINES EAST HIGH SCHOOL MONDAY.

15-YEAR-OLD JOSE DAVID LOPEZ OF DES MOINES WAS THE VICTIM STRUCK BY GUNFIRE FROM MULTIPLE SHOOTERS IN MULTIPLE CARS.

POLICE SAY LOPEZ WAS TARGETED BY THE SHOOTERS, BUT THE TWO TEEN EAST HIGH FEMALE STUDENTS WHO WERE ALSO SHOT WERE NOT TARGETS.

POLICE HAVE RECOVERED NEARLY THREE DOZEN SHELL CASINGS FROM THE SCENE AND THE SUSPECT VEHICLES.

SIX PEOPLE RANGING IN AGE FROM 14 TO 17 ARE CHARGED AS ADULTS WITH ONE COUNT OF FIRST-DEGREE MURDER AND TWO COUNTS OF ATTEMPTED MURDER IN THE ATTACK.

RESIDENTIAL CAMERA VIDEO FOOTAGE SHOWS A GROUP OF STUDENTS IN FRONT OF THE SCHOOL WHEN THREE VEHICLES PASS.

THE SAME VEHICLES CIRCLED TO PASS AGAIN AND THE VIDEO SHOWS SHOTS BEING FIRED.

UPDATED 4:25 P.M. 3/9/22