MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — A woman was found in a Marshalltown motel room with a gunshot wound to the chest early Sunday morning.
At 1:24 a.m., Marshalltown Police Department responded to a 911 call at the Flamingo Motel located on Iowa Ave West in Marshalltown.
When officers and emergency services personnel arrived they found a female victim inside the room suffering from a single gunshot wound to the chest.
The victim was transported initially to Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center and from there to Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. The condition of the victim is not being released at this time.
A male subject found inside the room was taken into custody and brought to the Marshalltown Police Department for questioning.
After questioning by Marshalltown Police Detectives they arrested, Jean Carlos Martinez-Velazquez, 31-years-old of Marshalltown.
Martinez-Velazquez was charged with attempted murder, possession of a controlled substance and aggravated domestic assault.
The incident remains under investigation by the Marshalltown Police Department.