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3 teens injured in Saturday night Des Moines shooting, police say

The Des Moines Police Department said that all victims are expected to recover.

DES MOINES, Iowa — Three people are hospitalized after a Saturday night shooting, but all are expected to recover, Des Moines police said.

The shooting occurred at an apartment complex in the 3000 block of Woodland Ave. at approximately 6:50 p.m.

One person with a gunshot wound was found upon arrival and taken to a hospital, according to DMPD. Police believe two others went to area hospitals privately.

The three victims are a 17-year-old male, a 16-year-old male and a 16-year-old female. Police believe at least one of the victims was targeted by the suspect.

Detectives with the DMPD say that the suspect arrived on foot and fired multiple gunshots in a parking lot. At least two people, who were carrying lawfully-owned firearms, shot back, and both of those individuals are reportedly cooperating with investigators.

Local 5 will update this story as more information becomes available. 

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