Police shoot, injure man outside motel Monday

ALTOONA (AP) — Altoona police shot and injured a man who they say was armed with a weapon Monday outside a motel in the suburbs outside of Des Moines.

Police responding to a report of a suspicious person with a weapon went to Motel 6 around 8:33 a.m., the Des Moines Register reported.

Altoona police Sgt. Alyssa Wilson said the man sustained serious injuries from the shooting. No police officers were injured.

No details were immediately released on the type of weapon or what led to the shooting.

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is also investigating.