Victim Shot Near Des Moines Independence Day Celebrations

Several Shots Fired Near M. L. King Park

By Stephanie Kim | skim@weareiowa.com, Nikki Davidson | ndavidson@weareiowa.com

Published 07/04 2015 08:09PM

Updated 07/04 2015 08:12PM

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Des Moines Police say a man is in critical condition after being shot in the arm Saturday. 

Investigators say it happened near M.L. King Park on Garfield Avenue and Samson. 

They say a 42- year-old man was shot in the arm, and is also suffering a head injury. He has been taken to the hospital in critical condition. 

Authorities say they are questioning two people from two vehicles in connection to the shooting. Their vehicles have been impounded. 

Stick with Local 5 for the latest on this developing story. 

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