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Guilty plea in Charles City parking lot attack

Tasiana Stephens Tasiana Stephens

Authorities say victim threatened with a gun and hit in the head.

Posted: Jan 8, 2019 12:40 PM
Updated: Jan 8, 2019 2:14 PM

CHARLES CITY, Iowa – One of the people named as suspects in a parking lot assault is pleading guilty.

Tasiana Stephens, 29 of Charles City, and Tristan Walker were accused of attacking a woman on August 11, 2018, in a parking lot in the 2100 block of Clark Street. Law enforcement says Stephens brought handgun from her apartment and gave it to Walker, who pointed it at the victim and struck her in the head. Stephens is also accused of punching the victim several times in the head.

Tristan Walker

Stephens was arrested on October 22, 2018, and eventually pleaded guilty to willful injury. Her sentencing is set for March 18, 2019.

The Charles City Police Department says they continue to look for Walker and arrest warrants have been issued for him.

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