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Mason City man pleads not guilty in deadly shooting

Mason City man pleads not guilty in deadly shooting Photo: Cerro Gordo County Jail.

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Updated: April 27, 2021 02:43 PM
Created: April 27, 2021 02:22 PM

(ABC 6 News) - A not guilty plea has been entered in a deadly shooting last month in Mason City.

Benjamin Gonzalez, 38 of Mason City, is charged with first-degree murder for the death of 36-year-old Michael Creviston.

Authorities say just before 10:30 p.m. on March 31,  Gonzalez shot Creviston near 3rd St. NW and N. Jefferson Avenue.

Creviston was transported to MercyOne North Iowa where they later died as a result of injuries. Five days after the shooting, Gonzalez was taken into custody in Algona.

Gonzalez is currently being held on a $1 million cash bond at the Cerro Gordo County Jail. 

A jury trial is scheduled to start on July 13.

RELATED: UPDATE: Mason City PD take murder suspect into custody in Algona


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