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Two men wanted for January shooting death in north La Crosse



Two suspects in a recent La Crosse shooting death are being sought by police.

Nelson Brown of Rockford and Karvel Freeman of Madison are being charged with first-degree murder and reckless endangerment in the January murder of Ernest Knox. Warrants have been issued for the arrests of Freeman and Brown.

Knox was shot on January 8th in the 700 Block of Rose Street, outside the Verse Bar.

Police consider the suspects armed and dangerous, and are asking anyone with information about the men to contact the police department at (608) 782-7575 or through Crime Stoppers at (608) 784-TIPS. and online at Crime Stoppers.

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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