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UPDATE: One dead in shooting outside Des Moines' East High School

Posted at 3:38 PM, Mar 07, 2022

UPDATE 5:19 p.m.

The Associated Press is reporting that one person has been killed and two others are critically wounded following a shooting at East High School in Des Moines.

According to Des Moines police, three victims were struck by gunfire on school grounds. Police said in a news release that gunfire that struck the victims on the grounds of East High School appeared to come from a passing vehicle. Potential suspects have been detained but no charges were immediately filed.

UPDATE: 4 p.m.

According to a tweet from Des Moines Public Schools, students are dismissed and public safety has given East High School the all-clear.

The Des Moines Police Department confirmed a school shooting just before 3 p.m. on Monday.

According to a Tweet from police, there are multiple shooting victims outside East High School on 13th Street. The school sits to the north of Interstate 235 less than a mile from the state capitol.

This is a developing story.

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