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Update: Des Moines shooting victim identified

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Des Moines Police say 18-year-old Frederico Thompson, Jr., was shot and killed during a dispute Sunday morning.

Police responded at 3:36 a.m. Sunday to the W Ultra Lounge, located at 508 Indianola Avenue.

This marks the first reported homicide of the year in Des Moines.

Police say the shooter is not in custody at this hour.

The Des Moines Police Department Crime Scene Investigation Unit is processing the scene for evidence.

Please stay with KWWL as this story develops.


Des Moines Police are investigating the death of an 18-year-old man who was fatally shot in a dispute at a downtown nightclub.

Police were called to the Des Moines nightclub around 3:30 a.m. Sunday to investigate the altercation.

Police Sgt. Paul Parizek says the 18-year-old died at the nightclub after he was shot.

The Des Moines man's name wasn't immediately released.

The shooting is Des Moines' first homicide of 2017.

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