- Elizabeth Arzola was killed in a targeted attack in the middle of the night.
- The authorities do not know who killed her.
- The brutal crime occurred in the quiet city of Des Moines, Iowa.
Elizabeth Arzola was shot to death in a strange crime for which there is still no motive, nor has anyone been arrested. The Des Moines Police Department (DMPD) in Iowa, believes the young woman was killed in a targeted attack while sitting in her car.
According to the DMPD report, on Monday June 6, 2022, at 9:30 at night, several neighbors called 911 to report a shooting in a car that was parked on the street in front of a park along the Des Moines River.
Who killed Elizabeth Arzola?
Officers showed up in front of 700 Robert D. Ray Drive, in the bohemian East Village neighborhood. The shooting scene is one of the hottest areas in Des Moines due to its vibrant nightlife with restaurants, bars, antique shops and concert venues.
When DMPD officers arrived on the scene, they found Elizabeth Arzola with multiple gunshot wounds. According to some witnesses, the woman was alone in the car when she arrived moments earlier. Some neighbors said they heard ten shots.
Authorities found a gun at the crime scene.
According to Sergeant Paul Parizek, spokesman for the DMPD, the detectives of the Homicide Division determined that 21-year-old Elizabeth Arzola was the victim of a targeted attack. When the officers found the girl, there was nothing they could do to save her life.
When the detectives of the DMPD Homicide Division were checking the area where Elizabeth Arzola was killed, they found a gun lying a few steps from her car. The forensic reports have not determined if that weapon is the same one that was used in the homicide.
Authorities ask for help in solving the crime
As of Tuesday, June 7, 2022, the detectives from the DMPD Homicide Division continued working at the scene where Elizabeth Arzola was killed, collecting possible clues about the strange homicide. At the time of this article, the investigation remains open.
The murder of Elizabeth Emma Arzola is the ninth homicide by firearm so far this year in the quiet city of Des Moines, Iowa. The DMPD asks the community that if anyone knows the identity and whereabouts of the murderer, contact at 515.283.4864. All clues will remain anonymous.
The post Elizabeth Arzola was shot to death in a mysterious crime appeared first on Mundo Hispánico.