Man Killed in Overnight Shooting

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By Aaron Hepker

DES MOINES, Iowa —

Police are investigating a man's death after he was found shot early Monday morning.

Police said it happened near East 17th and Walnut streets just after 12:30 a.m.

The victim was rushed to Mercy Hospital. He was pronounced dead there.

Detectives are working to identify the victim. Police said he didn't have any identification on him.

“The investigators are on scene following up with the information he has on him to determine his identity, to notify his next of kin. Our crime scene investigators are on scene as well and they are beginning their investigation,” said Sgt. Jason Halifax with Des Moines Police.

Police said an autopsy is scheduled for later today.

Police were interviewing witnesses Monday morning.
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