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Hicke could reach plea agreement in Vondrashek murder



A La Crosse murder case from 2022 could be settled next week, before going to trial.

Attorneys in the Sage Hicke case have told Judge Elliott Levine that a plea agreement may be reached before the scheduled start of a trial on July 31st.


The 19-year-old Hicke is charged with 1st degree homicide and disorderly conduct in the shooting death of 15-year-old Storm Vondrashek outside a 7th Street apartment building on May 22nd, 2022. Hicke’s attorney, Andrew Martinez, argues that Vondrashek and another young man, Jackson Greengrass, had plotted to attack Hicke. Martinez says Hicke fired in self-defense at Vondrashek, and at Greengrass, who was wounded.

FILE – Flower set outside apartments on 7th Street South in La Crosse, where Storm Vondrashek was killed in a shootout May 22, 2022.

Judge Elliott Levine has planned a plea hearing for the 27th, when Hicke might also be sentenced.

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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