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Des Moines Police arrest teen after fatal shooting

DES MOINES (AP) — A 16-year-old boy is facing several charges after another teen was shot in the neck and died.

Des Moines Police said 17-year-old Ishmael Muhammad was wounded Saturday afternoon while he was with a group of several other teens at a home in a neighborhood north of downtown. Police said Muhammad was critically injured in the unintentional shooting and died later at a hospital.

The 16-year-old Des Moines resident has been arrested on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter, carrying a weapon and interfering with police.