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November trial set for shooting suspect in north-side murder



A jury trial is planned this fall in La Crosse for a man suspected of killing a teenager in a north-side alley, allegedly as part of a feud between two families. 

Shavonte Thompson is accused of shooting Javier Hall near Copeland Park on November 2nd of 2019. 

Jury selection for Thompson’s trial is scheduled for November 8th this year, with the trial expected to last four days. 

Police say security video showed Thompson arriving at the crime scene in a car, shooting the 18-year-old Hall, and then riding away.  

The suspect’s cousin, Odell Thompson, is accused of driving Shavonte to and from the murder site. 

Odell’s trial in the homicide case is set for January.       

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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