DES MOINES, Iowa — A Des Moines teenager is now facing attempted murder and robbery charges for a weekend shooting.
Police located the victim Saturday morning during what they thought was a car crash in the 1500 block of 11th Street. Police say the 22-year-old driver crashed after being shot and remains in critical condition. A criminal complaint filed in the case said he is not expected to survive.
Officers arrested 18-year-old Christopher Wessels Jr. Monday in connection to the shooting.
Police say evidence indicates the incident was a drug deal gone wrong.