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Colby Nelson Obituary, Iowa authorities investigating 19-year-old’s murder at Taylor County bar

Colby Nelson Obituary – Authorities in Taylor County, Iowa, are currently conducting an investigation following the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man early Thursday morning. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigations stated that Taylor County dispatchers received multiple reports of gunshots around 3:20 a.m.

Alan Schultz, 37

Deputies arrived at Bootleggers Bar and Grill on Broadway Street in Clearfield, where they discovered an unresponsive male victim with a gunshot wound to the head. An arrest affidavit from the reporting deputy indicated that the suspect was seen standing near the victim’s body and confessed to the shooting. The suspect, identified as Alan Schultz, 37, of Bedford, allegedly admitted to killing Colby Nelson after a disagreement at the bar escalated into a fatal confrontation.

Schultz was taken into custody and is being held on suspicion of first-degree murder at the Taylor County Jail. A forensic autopsy on Nelson’s body will be conducted by the Iowa State Medical Examiner’s Office. The investigation is still ongoing, and no further details will be released by the Iowa DCI at this time.

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