Des Moines Police Seeking Public’s Help Regarding Home Invasion Robbery

On Monday night, Oct. 29, 2012, at about 11 p.m., Des Moines Police responded to the 1300 block of S. 251st Street (map below) for a report of a shooting.

When officers arrived they discovered two armed males had force their way into a private residence demanding money from the male and female occupants. The male occupant got into a scuffle with one of the armed males and was shot in the abdomen area and pistol whipped. After the shooting the two male suspects left the residence.

The male victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The female victim was not injured and is cooperating with the investigation.

At this point of the investigation, we only have a description of one of the male suspects:

  • White Male, late 20’s, shaved head or close cut hair with a red scruffy unshaven face.

A police K-9 Track was done for the suspects with negative results.

Police are requesting assistance from anyone who has information in regards to this Home Invasion Robbery to please contact the Des Moines Police Department at (206) 878-3301, case number 12-2839.

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2 Responses to “Des Moines Police Seeking Public’s Help Regarding Home Invasion Robbery”
  1. cs says:

    This house has always had a lot of suspicious activity and questionable characters in and out at all hours. My bet is that it was drug related. This is the worst house in the neighborhood and while I hope everyone is ok, I also hope something changes.

  2. heyjoeshmoe says:

    I’m really having second thoughts about living in Des Moines. Seems too often lately we’ve had more crime. I moved here in early 2000’s and thought I’d retire here. Now I’m thinking otherwise.

    Seattle is chasing out their hoodlums by increasing price of living. It’s becoming so expensive that the criminals are moving to the areas outside of the city limits. I expect the new “hood” will end up being this area of White Center, Burien SeaTac and Des Moines.

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