Pregnant 17-year-old dies after shooting at Ankeny hotel, police seek material witness

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Police investigating shooting that happened at WoodSpring Suites in Ankeny on August 3, 2020. (WHO 13)

ANKENY, Iowa (WHO-TV) – The Ankeny Police Department is seeking an 18-year-old man for questioning in the shooting death of a pregnant teenager in a hotel room.

Officers found 17-year-old Mia Holmes suffering from a gunshot wound around 11:00 p.m. on Monday night at WoodSpring Suites in Ankeny at 6703 SE Bellagio Drive. Holmes, who was pregnant, was taken a nearby hospital. She and her unborn child did not survive.

Ankeny Police are now asking for help to find 18-year-old Donault Logan. Police have issued a material witness warrant for Logan. He is believed to be driving a 2006 Saturn Vue with no license plates.

Tips can be made anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa online or by calling 515-223-1400 or 800-452-1111.

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