Fremont County Sheriff’s deputies investigate attempted murder

Fremont County, Iowa, authorities are investigating an attempted murder that occurred in Hamburg.
Published: Sep. 17, 2023 at 5:28 PM CDT
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HAMBURG, Iowa (WOWT) - Fremont County sheriff’s deputies are investigating after a woman allegedly shot at a vehicle Sunday morning.

FCSO tells 6 News deputies were called to a Hamburg residence for a report of shots fired and a vehicle that had been struck by gunfire. Deputies took 37-year-old Sonya Holmes of Hamburg into custody at her home, with assistance from the Mills County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa State Patrol.

Deputies allege Holmes fired a shot during an argument, striking an occupied vehicle. She is being charged with attempted murder, going armed with intent, use of a weapon to commit domestic abuse, and reckless use of a firearm causing property damage.

Holmes is being held without bond pending her first appearance in front of a Fremont County judge.


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