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November 5, 2011 at 10:32 AM

Woman killed, man injured in Des Moines shooting Saturday

Des Moines police are searching for two suspects who shot and killed a 19-year-old woman early Saturday in Des Moines.

According to police, the woman and a 24-year-old man were shot in the 800 block of Redondo Way South about 2:30 a.m. The man sustained non-life threatening injuries and he and the woman were taken to Harborview Medical Center, where the woman died.

Witnesses told police an argument broke out between two groups before the shooting. Witnesses said two men started passing a gun around and then fired shots into the victims’ vehicle before fleeing.

The two men involved in the shooting were described as in their 20s. Witnesses told police that one fled in a 1990-1995 black Honda Civic two-door with tinted windows and the other in a Honda Civic with a large chrome muffler and no front license plate. Witnesses said that car had had recent body work.

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