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Police: Victim of shooting outside Wis. bar dead

  • Associated Press
  • January 3, 2014 - 8:00 PM

WAUSAU, Wis. — Police say a man shot outside a Wausau bar has died and a suspect is in custody.

Authorities say the shooting happened about 1:30 a.m. Friday outside the Sidetracked bar. The suspect and victim knew each other and were fighting in the parking lot when the shot was fired.

Police say a 27-year-old man was shot in the stomach and the suspect fled. The victim was rushed to Wausau Aspirus Hospital where he had surgery, but police were told at about 6 p.m. that the man had died of his wound.

The body will be taken to the State Crime Lab in Madison and an autopsy conducted.

WAOW-TV (http://bit.ly/1dsXCsL ) says the 30-year-old suspect was arrested without incident and taken to jail. Police are still trying to find the gun.

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