Man Shot In Drake Neighborhood

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Shooting at 23rd and University in Des Moines. (WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines police are investigating a shooting that happened Wednesday night in the Drake neighborhood.

Witnesses say the victim was shot in the buttocks just after 7:00 p.m, while in a parking lot on the corner of 23rd and University. Police say the victim was shot with a small caliber handgun.

We are told he was conscious and talking when he was taken to the hospital. Police are not yet releasing his name.

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