Incident

5-28-2018 Iowa Des Moines 1-0

Location

May 28, 2018

1500 block of Walker St
Des Moines, Iowa
Geolocation: 41.5982, -93.5968

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: James Shorter
  • Age: 17
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Self-Inflicted (not suicide or suicide attempt - NO PERP)

Notes

Gun in car w/ victim went off after being moved;

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 3
State Senate District: 16
State House District: 32