Police say shooting in Des Moines leaves 1 man dead

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police say a shooting on Des Moines’ north side has left a man dead.

Officers were called to the area around 1:30 p.m. Thursday for reports of at least three gunshots and found a 23-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his torso. The man — whose name has not yet been released — was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police spokesman Sgt. Paul Parizek says in a news release that detectives are following investigative leads, interviewing witnesses and examining the evidence. No arrests had been reported by late Thursday afternoon.

Police say the shooting death is the city’s 13th homicide this year.