Police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting Sunday in Fort Dodge. Investigators say 42-year-old Rachelle Vega was shot by her husband. Twenty-nine-year-old Angel Dejesus Vega-Sanchez is charged with first-degree murder and is being held in the Webster County Jail under a bond of one million dollars.
The shooting was reported at 4:14 Sunday morning at 1323 Fifth Avenue South in Fort Dodge. The caller indicated that Rachelle Vega had been shot. Vega was taken by ambulance to Trinity Regional Medical Center where she was pronounced dead a short time later. Police have also arrested 25-year-old Mario Isai Jimenez as a material witness in the case.
His bond is set at $500,000. There’s no word yet on the motive or what happened prior to the shooting.