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Police identify 36-year-old who was shot and killed on La Crosse’s north side Saturday



FILE - Police tape surrounds a portion of the 700 block of Rose Street on Jan. 8, 2022, as police investigate a fatal shooting (PHOTO: Brad Williams)

No suspects yet, but La Crosse Police have identified the man who was shot and killed early Saturay on the north side of La Crosse.


The victim is Ernest Knox. The 36-year-old died at the hospital a short time after being shot.

La Crosse Police have not said how many times or where Knox was hit.

It did say the shooting appears to be a random act of violence.

It took place on the 700 block of Rose Street, around 2:30 a.m. Saturday.

Police added that anyone with information on this case call 608-782-7575.

Tips can anonymously be provided to the La Crosse Area Crime Stoppers at 608-784-8477 or the Crime Stoppers website here.

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