Des Moines police release name of homicide victim

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a 25-year-old man who was shot to death in Des Moines.

The Des Moines Police Department identified the man Thursday as Phillip Gomez, a resident of the city. His body was found inside a home on East Euclid Avenue around 11:20 a.m. Sunday. Officers were dispatched there after someone called 911 to say a man had been shot.

Police have not released other details about the crime.

Twenty-five-year-old Alex Marcelino was charged Monday with murder. His attorneys didn’t immediately return calls Thursday from The Associated Press.

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