December 7, 2020

DES MOINES, IOWA – On Sunday, December 6, at approximately 2:55 p.m., the Iowa State Patrol, the Division of Criminal Investigation and the Des Moines Police Department were dispatched to a State Capitol Complex parking lot near the Lucas State Office Building on a report of shots fired.

A confrontation occurred between a gathering of people leading to a minor female victim (15 years of age) suffering a gunshot wound. Per the Complaint and Affidavit, Michael McKinney, 25 years of age, intentionally fired a handgun at a vehicle driving through the parking lot of the Lucas State Office Building which resulted in the victim suffering her injuries.  The female victim was transported to a local hospital where she was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

McKinney was arrested Sunday evening and charged with Attempted Murder. He is currently in the Polk County Jail. 
Authorities are asking anyone with video from this incident to contact the Division of Criminal Investigation at 515-725-6010 or 515-323-4360.

Previous Press Release - December 6, 2020

Michael McKinney Complaint & Affidavit 

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