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Shooting victim identified by La Crosse police, after arrest of homicide suspect



FILE - Murder suspect appears from jail during court hearing in La Crosse on Jan. 22, 2024 (PHOTO: Brad Williams)

La Crosse police have now released the name of the man shot to death last week at a house on Farnam Street.

He was 61-year-old Brady Fredrickson.


Officers found Fredrickson dead inside the house Thursday night. He had multiple gunshot wounds.

Alan Fry was charged with 1st degree murder in that shooting, which allegedly followed an argument between him and Fredrickson.

The 41-year-old Fry is also accused of setting a house on fire the same night.

Police say the investigation is still active. They’re asking citizens to contact Crime Stoppers with any information they have about the case.

Fry is jailed in La Crosse with bond set at $750,000 cash. He has an evidence hearing set for Jan. 31.

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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