A Des Moines man was shot three times after an altercation in the Value-Inn Motel parking lot.

Des Moines police responded to reports shots fired at 22246 Pacific Highway South just after midnight on Monday.

The parking lot of the motel was empty when officers arrived. The victim was located at a nearby residence after a 911 call.

The victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center in stable condition and would not cooperate with police.

Witnesses told police they observed a white Jeep or similar vehicle leave the location just after shots were fired.

The Des Moines Police Department is investigation what led to the altercation and shooting.

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