The Des Moines Police Department (DMPD) have foiled a mass shooting plot by a 32-year old man.

The man identified as Scott Mason was arrested on the South East 14th Street upon suspicion.

The DMPD told the press that Scott was heading towards the Southgate Shopping Center to carry out the operation.

The police retrieved two loaded assault rifles from the suspect and currently in custody to assist with investigation.

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