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Arrest warrant issued for man in Mason City shooting death

Police say a warrant has been issued for 38-year-old Benjamin Gonzalez, of Mason City, charging...
Police say a warrant has been issued for 38-year-old Benjamin Gonzalez, of Mason City, charging him with first-degree murder.(Mason City Police Department)
Published: Apr. 2, 2021 at 3:20 PM CDT
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MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) - Police say a person has been fatally shot in Mason City and an arrest warrant has been issued charging a man with murder in the case.

The Mason City Police Department says in a news release Friday that the shooting happened late Wednesday night. Officers called to the scene found a person suffering from gunshot wounds.

The victim died at an area hospital, and police have not released the victim’s name, age, or gender. Police say a warrant has been issued for 38-year-old Benjamin Gonzalez, of Mason City, charging him with first-degree murder in the shooting.

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