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Search goes on for Shavonte Thompson lawyer, 7 months after shooting

Brad Williams

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There’s no new lawyer yet to represent one suspect in a La Crosse murder. 

Shavonte Thompson is still without an attorney, a month after his last attorney withdrew from the case. 

Thompson is charged with shooting an 18-year-old, Javier Hall, in an alley late at night last fall. 

Thompson and his cousin, Odell Thompson, both face murder charges for the death of Hall, allegedly following a feud between the two families. 

No trial date has been set for either man yet.  

Police say Odell Thompson drove Shavonte and others to the scene of the shooting on November 2nd.

Shavonte Thompson was arrested in Illinois weeks after shooting, and is being held at a Dodge, Wisconsin prison.

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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