Victim Expected to Survive Gunshot Wound to Head Following Afternoon Gun Battle in Des Moines
DES MOINES, Iowa -- One person was shot in the head but is expected to survive following an exchange of gunfire today in Des Moines. Police were called out to the 800 block of Indiana Avenue around 2:00pm today on a report of shots fired. When police arrived they found vehicles fleeing from the scene. Police were able to stop one vehicle and take those inside into custody. Another vehicle that left the scene arrived minutes later at Mercy Hospital carrying a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.