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Police seek two following shooting of woman in La Crosse

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LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WXOW) - New details on a shooting Sunday night in La Crosse.

La Crosse Police told WXOW that the victim was a 24-year-old woman who was shot in the lower back in the parking lot behind the Old Style Inn at 828 Fifth Avenue South shortly before midnight.

The woman was taken to Gundersen Health System for what police describe as a non-life threatening injury.  Police report the woman underwent surgery and is in stable condition as of Monday afternoon.

Approximately 15 people, according to police, were present when the shooting took place. Despite the large number of witnesses, investigators state "very little reliable information" was obtained through interviews. 

Investigators hope to discover additional evidence as they review video from businesses in the area of the shooting.

No arrests have been made.

Based on what police have determined so far, they've identified two "people of interest" investigators would like to talk to.

The first is 31-year-old Cordero L. Short.  His last known address is Chicago.  He's described as a male black, five feet ten inches, weighing 210 pounds.  His photo is attached to this story.

The other person is 24-year-old Terrell L. Adams.  His last known address is in Illinois.  Police describe him as a male black, five feet eight inches, weighing 158 pounds.

La Crosse Police are asking for the public's help in this case.  Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact police at 608-785-5962 or Crime Stoppers at 784-TIPS.  Those with information can also go to the website www.lacrossecrimestoppers.com or text a tip to "LAXTIPS" plus the message to 274637 (CRIMES.)


LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WXOW) - La Crosse Police say they received a call related to a shooting around 11:50 PM on Sunday (06/16) night.  Police say the incident happened on the 800 block of 5th Avenue South.

The police's shift commander says one person was taken to the hospital, but the identity of the person and the injuries sustained are unknown at this time. 

We hope to learn more information about this shooting today. Stay tuned to News 19 and wxow.com for the latest updates.

This most recent incident happened on the south end of downtown La Crosse. It's an area of the city La Crosse Police say has seen a lot of activity in recent months.

In the early morning hours of June 2nd, there was a stabbing homicide at the Cass Street Kwik Trip on Fifth Ave.

In May, there was a shooting incident on South Fourth Street near Adams Street.

And back in April, two men were arrested in connection with a drug bust at a home on Jackson Street near 7th Street.


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