One Dead after Overnight Shooting in Cresco

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Cresco, IA – A woman is dead following an overnight shooting in Cresco. The man responsible is in police custody.

Cresco Police responded to the scene at 1:30 a.m. A standoff would proceed and would last until 6 a.m. The Iowa State Patrol SWAT Team was able to negotiate a peaceful surrender. The body of the victim was discovered later in the trailer where the standoff took place.

Local schools were asked by law enforcement to delay their start to the school day since some bus routes are close to where this took place.

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