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Winona Police: Shooting suspect arrested

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Jail photo provided by WAOW of Lonnie Hudson in the Marathon County Jail following his arrest Thursday. Jail photo provided by WAOW of Lonnie Hudson in the Marathon County Jail following his arrest Thursday.
WINONA, Minn. (KTTC) -- -

Winona Police said Friday morning that the person of interest in the fatal shooting of a Winona man Sunday afternoon is now in custody.

23-year-old Lonnie Lavonte Keymone Hudson was arrested in Wausau, Wisconsin Thursday night after a short foot chase with authorities.

According to a statement from Winona Police, Hudson is in the Marathon County Jail awaiting extradition proceedings to bring him back to Winona.

A warrant was issued for Hudson, according to Winona Police, on charges of Murder in the Second Degree, Aggravated Robbery First Degree, Ineligible Person in Possession of a Firearm, and Assault in the Second Degree.

Also awaiting an extradition hearing to return to Minnesota is 18-year-old Kayla Mae Clay. Winona Police said she was arrested near Ettrick, Wisconsin. She is in the Trempealeau County Jail on charges of Aiding and Offender-After the Fact. 

An Associated Press story said Winona Deputy Police Chief Tom Williams said authorities continue to look for two other men believe to have been involved, but didn't provide additional details. 

The statement said that in addition to the arrests, a handgun was recovered in an apartment in La Crosse that was possibly used in the shooting of Adam Tylor Fort in his apartment Sunday afternoon. Fort was shot once in the torso inside his Gilmore Avenue apartment and later died of his wound. 

Police also said in the statement that the vehicle believed used in the crime was recovered.

The statement said that additional arrests are anticipated.

Winona Police are planning to release more details early next week.


Winona Police have identified a person of interest in the shooting that killed one person Sunday afternoon.

According to the Winona Police Department, Lonnie Lavonte Keymone Hudson, 23, is a person of interest in the shooting on the 1200 block of Gilmore Avenue at 1:05 p.m. Sunday. Hudson is 5'10" tall, weighs 185 pounds, and has brown hair and brown eyes.

Police believe Hudson may be with Tayesha Williams and two children, ages 1 and 3.

According to police, officers arrived to the apartment on Gilmore Avenue Sunday to find Adam Tylor Fort, 31, of Winona, had been shot once in the torso. Medical personnel worked to save Fort, but he was later pronounced dead at the scene. 

MORE: Victim's girlfriend witnessed shooting

Police say to consider Hudson to be armed and dangerous and to not approach him. Instead, anyone who may know of his whereabouts should contact law enforcement. Anyone with information is urged to call the Winona Police Department at 507-457-6295

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