On Saturday August 27th 2022  at approximately 12:07 P.M.  Waterloo Police responded to a report of a shooting that had occurred at 226 Palmer Apt D in Waterloo.  Officers arrived and located a male victim with a single gunshot wound.  The victim was transported to a local hospital and later died.  The victim has been identified as 26 yr old Cortavius Benford.  As a result of the investigation Detectives have charged 23 yr old Savion Wilson with Murder 1st.


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Captain Jason Feaker


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Waterloo Police Department
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Waterloo, Iowa 50703

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