West Des Moines Police Seeking Assistance in Identifying Attempted Murder Suspect
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The West Des Moines Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying a suspect involved in an attempted murder investigation. This suspect is described as a black male with long dreadlocks and a goatee with dark eyes. At the time of the incident he was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a white shirt underneath.
This incident occurred in the early morning hours of February, 19th 2017 in the area of the 300 block of S. 19th St in West Des Moines. Officers were called to a Des Moines area hospital where they were informed that the victim, Caleb Stout 18 years old of West Des Moines, was shot. Mr. Stout is still in the hospital receiving treatment for his injuries.
The West Des Moines Police Department is actively investigating this incident and will provide more information when available.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation should contact the West Des Moines Police Department at (515) 222-3389, text a tip at (515) 344-0726, or provide a tip online at: http://www.wdm.iowa.gov/government/police/online-police-services/crime-tips.
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.