18-Year-Old Charged With Murder In Non-Profit Shooting

(Des Moines, IA) -- An 18-year-old is facing two counts of first-degree murder after a shooting on Des Moines' southside.

Preston Walls is also charged with attempted murder and criminal gang participation, according to a statement from the Des Moines Police Department.

Two students, ages 18 and 16, were killed in the shooting.

49-year-old William Holmes, known as Will Keeps, of Altoona, was injured and remains hospitalized in serious condition.

Keeps is founder of the non-profit Starts Right Here, working with at-risk youth.

Gun on table, gavel lying on sound block, illegal use weapon, court hearing

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