DES MOINES, Iowa – On Sunday, December 6, 2020, at approximately 2:55 p.m., the Iowa State Patrol, the Division of Criminal Investigation, and the Des Moines Police Department were dispatched to a State Capitol Complex parking lot near the Lucas State Office Building on a report of shots fired.
A confrontation occurred between a gathering of people leading to a minor female victim suffering a gunshot wound. The female victim was transported to a local hospital where she was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
Michael McKinney, 25, of St. Charles, according to the filed affidavit and compliant (see below), intentionally fired a handgun at a vehicle driving through the parking lot of the Lucas State Office Building which resulted in the victim suffering her injuries. When questioned by officers, he admitted his actions and turned the handgun over to Police. McKinney was arrested Sunday evening and charged with Attempted Murder. He is currently in the Polk County Jail.
Authorities are asking anyone with video from this incident to contact the Division of Criminal Investigation at 515-725-6010 or 515-323-4360.Michael McKinney Complaint & Affadavit