Wisconsin homicide suspect found, arrested in Peoria

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PEORIA, Ill. — The U.S. Marshals arrested a man in Peoria on Friday who was wanted for a homicide in Wisconsin.

The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force, assisted by the Peoria Police Department, arrested 27-year-old Shavonte Thompson of La Crosse, Wisconsin at approximately 11 a.m. Friday. He was arrested on two warrants out of La Crosse County, including first-degree intentional homicide and second-degree recklessly endangering safety/possession of a firearm by a felon.

Thompson was wanted in connection to the Nov. 2 shooting death of Javier Hall. Hall was discovered shot in an alley.

According to CBS 58 in Milwaukee, La Crosse police received reports that Thompson fled to Peoria, as well as Rochester, Minnesota. He also has ties to Milwaukee and Chicago.

Thompson was transported to the Peoria County Jail and will await extradition to LaCrosse County, the PPD said.

His bond has been set at $1 million.

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