Des Moines Country Bar Owner Mourning Lives Lost In California Shooting
DES MOINES, Iowa -- As the nation mourns the twelve who died in a California shooting at a country-style bar, the tragedy hits close to home for a similar bar in downtown Des Moines. "Your heart goes out to all the victims and their families with a tragedy like that," said, Ted Hawley who owns one of Des Moines' most popular country-style bars called Beer Can Alley. It is located on the third floor of the Court Center building. Hawley realizes Des Moines is not immune to such violence. "We spend north of $125,000 on just the third floor for security."