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December 17, 2013 at 3:14 PM

Man shot in legs in Des Moines this morning

A 25-year-old man suspected of shooting a man in Des Moines this morning is being questioned by police.

The shooting happened shortly before 11 a.m in the 21900 block of 29th Avenue South, according to police. The victim, a 22-year-old man, told police another man asked him for money. When the victim said he didn’t have any cash he was shot several times in the legs, according to Des Moines police.

The gunman took off, heading north on 29th Avenue South. The victim was taken to Valley Medical Center with serious injuries to his legs, police said.

Des Moines police and King County sheriff’s detectives searched the area and learned that the suspect got onto a King County Metro bus. Officers stopped the bus in the 22400 block of Pacific Highway South;  the man was detained.

The suspect is expected to be booked into jail on investigation of felony assault charges.

 

 

 

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