A man was found shot to death in the parking lot of a Des Moines laundromat late last night. Shortly after 10 o’clock last night, Des Moines police received several reports that shots had been fired along University Avenue, about four blocks east of the Drake campus.
Patrol officers found 29-year-old Martin Turks of Des Moines in the parking lot of a coin-operated laundry. He had been shot in the head. When police arrived, a crowd was gathered in the parking lot. According to a statement from Des Moines Police, they have no suspects in this case.
This past weekend, an Adel man was shot to death in a car that was just a few blocks from the laundromat where Thursday’s shooting happened.