DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police in Des Moines have identified a man fatally shot last week in the city’s first homicide of the year.
The Des Moines Police Department said Monday in a news release that 52-year-old Darrell Merriwether, of Clive, died early Saturday after being shot late Friday night in a residential area several blocks southeast of Drake University.
Police say officers and firefighters called to the scene found Merriwether around 11:20 p.m.
Friday with gunshot wound and rushed him to a local hospital, where he later died.
Police did not announce any arrests or suspects in the Monday release.