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Officers arrest 17-year-old in connection to shooting at bar near the Iowa State Fairgrounds

The victim, a 46-year-old man, is in critical condition, police said.

DES MOINES, Iowa — A teenager has been arrested, in connection to a shooting investigation at a Des Moines bar near the Iowa State Fairgrounds Dec. 2.

Officers said the suspect is a 17-year-old male. They said he faces an Attempted Murder charge, among others.

The victim is a 46-year-old man, and is in the hospital in critical condition, officers said.

In a press release, Des Moines police said the suspect was involved in an argument with a woman in the parking lot of the bar.

They said a male victim tried to stop the fight, but the suspect eventually shot him.

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