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POLICE SHOOTING: Grand Jury To Review Case
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The Des Moines Police Department says a grand jury will review the case of two officers involved in a fatal shooting last Friday.

The shooting happened in the early morning hours of July 5th when officers Theodore Stroope and Jacob Hedlund responded to a home invasion. The suspect, 57-year-old Larry Hawkins, refused to put his gun down and pointed the weapon at the officers.

They responded by firing seven shots, of which three hit Hawkins. He died from a gunshot wound to the chest.

Police say the case will be referred to a grand jury then considered by an internal shooting review board.

The two officers remain on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

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