Man Carrying Shotgun Arrested At UWL
A part-time student at U-W-La Crosse has been arrested for carrying a shotgun on campus today.
University spokesman Brad Quarberg says the student had made threats to campus administrators in the past. Campus police arrested the man near the Cowley Science Hall at about 9:30. The gun was not loaded, and no one was injured. Quarberg says the man had been seen taking the gun into a university building.
Tornado Drill Moved
The Wisconsin Tornado Drill that was scheduled for tomorrow has been delayed. Message from US National Weather Service La Crosse Wisconsin: Based on forecast weather conditions, Wisconsin will delay their statewide tornado drill until Friday at 1:45 p.m. but Minnesota will go ahead with the usual Thursday drill tomorrow.
Petty Now Ordered To Trial For Jameson Shooting
More than a month after a man went to a La Crosse hospital to be treated for bullet wounds to the neck, the man accused of shooting him is ordered to go to trial.
William Petty is charged with endangering the safety of Michael Jameson, and with threatening a witness. Police investigator Ryan Fitzgerald says Petty threatened to harm a woman who saw him handle the gun that shot Jameson, and she fled to Milwaukee. The woman told police that Petty and a second man hid the gun in a garage right after the shooting.
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Columbia County Sheriff Dennis Richards and Portage Police Chief Ken Manthey
Man With Airgun Triggers Campus Closure