Police ID Iowa Woman in Christmas Eve Shooting

Des Moines police have identified a woman killed in a Christmas Eve shooting.

Police on scene at Clemons home.
Police on scene at Clemons home.

Police said Wednesday that 34-year-old Johnita Clemons of Des Moines was found Tuesday night inside a home on the city’s north side. Gunshots had been reported earlier in the area.

Police say four witnesses were taken in for questioning. Additional information about them has not been released.


Sergeant Jason Halifax says the case remains under investigation.