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Activists push for more guns in Iowa schools following shooting at education center

4 days ago   |   By Who TV

DES MOINES, IOWA - The Iowa Firearms Coalition - a gun rights group - is again calling on state education officials to arm more staff members in schools to protect from the threat of an armed intruder. The statement came in the wake of a shooting Monday afternoon at an education center in Des Moines that killed two students and injured the center's founder.
"Our prayers are with the families of all those who are grieving and have been hurt by this act of pure evil," said IFC President Dave Funk in a news release, "Current Iowa Code is already on the books that's designed to empower our...
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Family of Will Keeps release statement after shooting at Starts Right Here

Family of Will Keeps release statement after shooting at Starts Right Here

4 days ago   |   By Who TV

DES MOINES, IOWA - The family of Will Keeps is releasing their first statement since he was shot and injured on Monday at the education that he founded. Keeps remains hospitalized with serious injuries after he was reportedly shot by 18-year-old Preston Walls. Two teens, Rashad Carr and Gionni Dameron , were killed in the shooting that police say was a targeted, gang-related incident.
The full statement from Keeps' family reads:
We want to thank everyone for their prayers and outpouring of support for Will and the students involved in this tragedy. Will is currently in serious, but stable...
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Victims' names released in Des Moines education center shooting

Victims' names released in Des Moines education center shooting

5 days ago   |   By Who TV

DES MOINES, IOWA - The names of the two teenagers killed in a shooting at an education center in Des Moines are now being made public. Gionni Dameron, 18, and Rashad Carr, 16, were gunned down inside Starts Right Here just before 1:00 pm on Monday. The center offers alternative education to at-risk teens in Des Moines. Police say the shooting was gang-related.
Preston Walls, 18, is charged with two counts of First Degree Murder, Criminal Gang Participation and Attempted Murder. Walls also shot Will Keeps - the founder of Starts Right Here - at the center. Keeps remains hospitalized in...
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