Des Moines Police identify victim of morning shooting

DES MOINES, Iowa-   Des Moines Police are investigating a shooting early this morning in the 21-hundred block of York Street, east of Birdland Park, in the Union Park neighborhood.

Police were called 4:30 a.m. about a woman shot in the chest.   The arrived and learned the woman had been taken by private vehicle to Mercy Medical Center.

Police have released the woman's name, 49-year-old Stacy Rene Walker.   She's hospitalized in critical, but stable condition.

Sgt. Paul Parizek says investigators are interviewing witnesses and looking at video from the area. 

No word yet about a possible suspect.

(Photo from Channel 13 WHO-TV)

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