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50-year-old arrested for running around property, shooting handgun in Black River



FILE - Black River Falls Police SUV.

A possible New Year’s celebration frowned upon by police in Black River Falls.


Not a lot of details here from a Jan. 3 news release by the Black River Falls Police Department about a shooting incident early on Jan. 1.

Police in Black River Falls had to respond around 2 a.m. to a 50-year-old man running around a property at 201 N. 14th Street and shooting a handgun.

Police arrested Roy Lee Thompson on a slew of charges, including 1st degree intentional homicide, five counts of recklessly endangering safety, felon in possession of a firearm, intoxicated use of a firearm, battery/domestic violence and disorderly/domestic violence.

He has yet to appear in Jackson County Circuit Court.

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