Six teenagers have been charged with murder and attempted murder in the Iowa high school shooting that left one dead and two critically injured.
Police said the drive-by shooting outside East High School in Des Moines on Monday was targeted at the 15-year-old boy who was killed, while the 16- and 18-year-old girls injured were bystanders.
“Within one hour of the incident, almost all of the suspects were in custody. Within several hours, all were, ” police spokesman Paul Parizek told The Des Monies Register.
Police said the gunfire came from multiple vehicles and the six Des Monies men arrested face charges of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder. They include Octavio Lopez, 17, Nyang Chamdual, 14, Manuel Buezo, 16, Romero Perdomo, 16, Alex Perdomo, 15, and Henry Valladares-Amaya, 17.
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