Police investigating shooting death of 4-year-old Iowa girl

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Published: May. 17, 2022 at 12:33 PM CDT
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ANKENY, Iowa (AP) - Police in suburban Des Moines are investigating the shooting death of a 4-year-old girl.

The Ankeny Police Department says in a news release that officers were called Monday morning to a home for a report of the shooting.

Officers and fire department paramedics arrived at the home and found the child with a gunshot wound. Medics began treating the girl and rushed her to a hospital, where she died from her injuries.

Police have not given any details about how the girl was shot but said detectives were interviewing family members, neighbors and witnesses.

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