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  SAC Mike Krapfl

June 5, 2019



Authorities Investigate Goldfield Shooting

On June 4th, 2019 at about 5:00 pm, the Eagle Grove Police Department responded to 722 N. Pine Street in Goldfield, Iowa on the report of a shooting.  Upon arrival, officers located only a witness to the shooting.  Officers later located the victim, Rich Crawford, 38, walking on a gravel road in rural Goldfield, Iowa.  Crawford was taken to Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion, Iowa where he was treated and released.   The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation was asked to assist and determined Crawford was in an altercation with another male, who has been identified.  This incident remains under investigation.

Also assisting were the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa State Patrol.



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