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One woman hurt in Marshalltown motel shooting

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A man is in jail after police said he shot and injured a woman inside a Marshalltown motel. 

It happened at the Flamingo Motel on Iowa Ave. West around 1:30 Sunday morning. 

The Marshalltown Police Department said when officers arrived, they found the woman with a single gunshot wound to the chest.

The victim was sent to a Des Moines hospital. Her name and condition are not being released at this time. 

Police arrested 31-year-old Jean Carlos Martinez-Velazquez and booked him in the Marshall County Jail. 

He faces attempted murder, domestic assault and drug charges.

The incident remains under investigation. 

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