Authorities ID Sioux City Fatal Shooting Victim

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September 25th, 2012 by Doug Evans

Authorities have released the name of a 27-year-old woman who was killed when gunfire erupted during a Sioux City neighborhood dispute.

She was identified as Karla Gonzalez, who was visiting friends in the area.

Police say witnesses reported that several people were stabbed when the fight started early Saturday morning, and then gunshots rang out.

Thirty-three-year-old Fernando Jaimes-Martinez has been charged with first-degree murder. He remains in Woodbury County jail, pending bail of $1 million. Jaimes-Martinez also faces felony charges of intimidation with a dangerous weapon and of willful injury. Online court records don’t list the name of his attorney.

The names of the people who were stabbed have not been released.