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Trial date set in Sioux City murder


A man will go to trial after police say he randomly fired a gun into a crowd of people and killed a Sioux City woman.  It happened near a home on Villa Avenue.

Police say 33-year-old Fernando Jaimes-Martinez fired that gun after an argument broke out.  A plea and sentencing hearing was set for Monday, but that has been cancelled, and a trial will be held February 19th.

Martinez faces several charges including first degree murder and willful injury in the death of Karla Gonzalez. 

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