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Suspect Identified in Homicide Investigation - Arrest Warrant Issued

On Saturday night, November 2nd at about 9:40 pm the La Crosse Police were dispatched to the 900 block of Copeland Ave. for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, police located Javier Hall lying on the ground near the alley suffering from a gunshot wound. Javier was transported by Tri-State Ambulance to a local hospital, however later passed away due to the injury.

Through the ongoing investigation and interviews, Shavonte Thompson has been identified as the suspect who fired the gun that killed Javier Hall.  Based on this investigation, a warrant for Shavonte Thompson’s arrest has been issued.

La Crosse Police are continuing to investigate the incident and are working with the District Attorney’s Office to determine if additional individuals will be charged as part of this incident.

La Crosse Police are asking the community’s help in locating Shavonte T. Thompson. If you have information on the whereabouts of Shavonte Thompson, please use caution, and contact your local police department.

You can also remain anonymous, by contacting the La Crosse Area Crime Stoppers at 608-784-TIPS or visit to report it online. You can also download the Crime Stoppers App “P3” to submit a tip via your phone.

Every defendant is presumed to be innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.



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