shooting at an education center in Iowa, two young people killed

Three people were shot and injured in Iowa, USA. FREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP

Police in Des Moines, Iowa, reported arresting several people after a shooting that occurred at the “Starts Right Here” facility, a program for troubled youth.

Two people were killed and a third was seriously injured on Monday at a youth center in Des Moines in the US state of Iowa (central), police said. After an emergency call, law enforcement attending the ‘Starts Right Here’ facility, a program to help troubled youth, discovered three people with gunshot wounds, two of them “very serious”. “These two people, two students, are dead (…). The third person, who is employed by the company, is in a serious condition.Paul Parizek, a spokesman for the Des Moines police, told the press.

Three suspects arrested

Police could not yet provide the exact ages of the two victims. “I don’t know if they are adults or (…) minor teenagers”, Paul Parizek said. On the basis of witness descriptions, the police stopped a vehicle and detained him “three potential suspects”. The investigation continues, she says in a statement. Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds said to herself “shocked and saddened” at the shooting.

These two deaths come after the deaths of 11 people on Saturday night in California, shot and killed by a septuagenarian of Asian descent during Chinese New Year celebrations.

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