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CAR SHOT: Police Say Gang Members Involved

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A Des Moines man claims someone shot him as he was driving his car Monday.

He says it happened around 3:00 p.m. near the intersection of 13th and Laurel streets.

The 22-year-old victim said he stopped at the intersection when he saw a red SUV speed up behind him. He told police he heard three to five shots and ducked down, then quickly drove away.

Officers said the car had multiple bullet holes but the victim was not injured. The victim later acknowledged he is friends with the individuals involved.

Police describe them as known gang members.

No arrests have been reported.