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UPDATE: Madison man charged in shooting death of brother

UPDATE: Madison man charged in shooting death of brother

UPDATE: 3-6-14

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A Madison man is charged with fatally shooting his younger brother after an argument.

Thirty-nine-year-old Bonnell Hanger was charged Thursday with first-degree intentional homicide.

According to the complaint, Hanger cried before telling police, "I shot my kid brother."

Witnesses say Hanger and his 33-year-old brother, Fredica Hanger, had argued before the shooting Monday night on Madison's Near East Side.

The complaint says Fredrica Hanger was in his car installing a car stereo when his brother arrived. The two argued, and Fredrica Hanger was shot. He was pronounced dead at UW Hospital.

The Dane County medical examiner says Fredrica Hanger died from gunshot wounds to the head.

Bonnell Hanger surrendered to police at the scene. The Wisconsin State Journal (http://bit.ly/1hQaqLS ) reports he was jailed on $100,000 bail after appearing in court.


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The Madison Police Department has released the name of the suspect in the fatal east side shooting.

 

He has been identified as the victim's brother, Bonnell Hanger, 39, of Madison.

 

Bonnell Hanger has been tentatively charged with felon in possession of a firearm.

 

The Dane Co. Medical Examiner has identified the man shot and killed Monday night in Madison as 33-year-old Fredrica Hanger.

 

Hanger was shot in the 1300 block of E. Wilson St.

 

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UPDATE: 4:52 PM

Medical Examiner IDs man shot and killed Monday night in Madison as 33-year-old Fredrica Hanger

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UPDATE:

Madison police say the 39 year old suspect is the brother of the 33 year old victim. The deceased was shot outside his apartment on Monday night.  Shortly thereafter, police took the brother into custody on a tentative charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm.  An upgraded charge of homicide is expected.  Authorities aren't releasing a motive at this time.

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Madison police are quickly moving ahead in their investigation of a homicide on the Near East Side Monday night. A 33 year old man was shot and killed in the 13 hundred block of East Wilson Street. A potential suspect is in custody. Lieutenant Mike Hanson says the two men are family members, but no specifics have yet been given on how they are related. Hanson expects investigators will have information to the Dane County D-A's office later Tuesday morning. The shooting happened just after 7 p.m.

 

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