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La Crosse Police investigating early morning shooting that damaged house, car

Drew Kelly



A report of a vehicle entry for the La Crosse Police Department turned into a shots fired incident after home surveillance footage was reviewed.

Police say the incident occurred in the 1200 block of 5th Avenue South early Thursday morning.

Video shows the suspect approach the victim’s car and try to remove the front bumper.

He then is observed leaving north on 5th Avenue approaching Johnson Street.

Shots can be seen being fired from the suspects vehicle.

The shots hit the victims residence on 5th Avenue South, and one round can be seen going through the victim’s rear side windows.

The suspect appears to be a male, wearing a plaid flannel-type shirt, with knee length shorts and white socks.

No injuries occurred.

Contact the La Crosse Police Department or La Crosse Area Crime Stoppers with any information.

Born in Decorah Iowa. I've been a news reporter for the last 10 years, starting right out of college in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Other professional opportunities led me to Marshalltown, Iowa and Antigo Wisconsin, before I finally was afforded the opportunity here in La Crosse. I've been here since 2016. I also act as the voice of local sports, doing play by play of high school and college football and basketball. When not working I enjoy golfing.