MOUNT VERNON - An arrest has been made in connection with a woman being shot in the stomach in Mount Vernon.

Police say they arrested Carl Ragland, 35, of Mount Vernon, for the shooting that occurred Tuesday night at 215 South Ninth Ave. They say Ragland had a previous relationship with the victim.

Ragland, who has a long rap sheet that dates back to 1994, is being charged with attempted murder.

The 24-year-old victim remains hospitalized and is expected to make a full recovery.