- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 4, 2020

ANKENY, Iowa (AP) - A pregnant teenager has died in an overnight shooting at a suburban Des Moines hotel, police said.

The shooting happened around 11 p.m. Monday at WoodSpring Suites, near Interstate 35 in Ankeny, police said. Arriving officers found Mia Holmes, 17, of Ankeny, suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. Holmes was rushed to a local hospital, where she and her unborn child died, according to police.

Investigators were searching for an 18-year-old Des Moines man, polices said.

Police indicated the shooting was not believed to be random.


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