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Des Moines police say an alleged burglar was shot early Thursday morning when he and a juvenile tried to break into a home.
Police were called to 3118 Jefferson Street just after 4:00 a.m. on an attempted burglary.
When officers arrived the victim, Rick Holland, told them two men had kicked open the door of his home. Holland used a 9mm Glock and shot a number of shots at the suspects as they fled the scene, hitting one of one of the suspects in the arm.
Mercy Hospital contacted police around 4:30 a.m. and let police know a man had been brought in suffering from a gunshot wound to the arm. The man was identified as 19-year-old Jesus Diaz. He initially told officers he had been shot in an argument near 30th and Forest Avenue.
During the investigation police were able to determine a vehicle at…
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