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Boscobel shooting suspect charged, gets $25,000 bond

Brad Williams



The man accused of shooting a La Crosse woman in the leg during a Grant County standoff is being charged with eight criminal counts. 

Charges were filed on Wednesday against Bryant Matti, who is listed as living in La Crosse and Eastman. 

Matti is suspected of reckless injury, felony possession of a firearm, false imprisonment and burglary. 

He held off police in Boscobel for about six hours last Friday. 

They arrested him after he allegedly shot and wounded the woman who was in the house with him. 

Matti is jailed in Lancaster, with bond set at $25,000 cash.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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