A fatal shooting is under investigation in north-central Iowa. Deputies from the Hardin County Sheriff’s office were called to a rural residence near Gifford on Monday to investigate an apparent shooting.
When deputies arrived they found a 31-year-old male victim of a gunshot wound. The Eldora Ambulance transported the man to an Iowa Falls hospital where he later died. The name of the victim has not been released.
Hardin County Sheriff Timothy Smith said there was another person at the residence when Deputies arrived with the individual being interviewed by authorities. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation has been called in to assist.
By Pat Powers, KQWC, Webster City