Cresco Shooting Update

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Cresco, IA – The Iowa Division of Investigation has identified the subjects involved in a shooting incident in Cresco on Thursday.

Officers had responded to a 9-1-1 call reporting a shooting at 700 South Elm Street #32 in Cresco. Officers were confronted by 34-year-old Brian Fullhart at the residence who was uncooperative with officers and threatening to shoot officers upon arrival.

Fullhart was eventually taken into custody at 6:45 a.m. Officers then entered the residence and located the body of a deceased female. That female was later identified as Fullhart’s wife, 34-year-old Zoanne Fullhart of Decorah.

Brian Fullhart has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder and going armed with intent. Fullhart is currently in custody at the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Department in Decorah.