Spirit Lake Man Charged With 2nd Degree Murder In Fatal Shooting In Sioux County

Sun 5-10-2020

(Orange City)-- A Spirit Lake man has been charged with second degree murder in a fatal shooting in Sioux county.

The Sioux County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called shortly after 10:00 pm Saturday after getting a report of a disturbance and shooting at a residence three miles northwest of Ireton. Upon arriving deputies discovered a 58 year-old man dead of an apparent gunshot wound. 

Following an investigation authorities arrested 70-year-old Gregg Winterfeld of Spirit Lake on a charge of second degree murder. 

Authorities say another person in the residence wasn't hurt. 

The victim's body has been transported to the State Crime Lab in Ankeny where an autopsy will be performed. The name of the victim hasn't been released pending notification of relatives.