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Bond Set at $1M for Suspect in Fatal Cemetery Shooting

Bond is set at $1 million for a Wisconsin man suspected of killing a woman and injuring two other people in a shooting at a cemetery. Bond is set at $1 million for a Wisconsin man suspected of killing a woman and injuring two other people in a shooting at a cemetery. |  Photo: WDIO-TV/File

Associated Press
Updated: October 05, 2019 03:39 PM

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) - Bond is set at $1 million for a Wisconsin man suspected of killing a woman and injuring two other people in a shooting at a cemetery.

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The 64-year-old suspect from Schofield appeared in court Friday. Police are recommending initial charges of first-degree intentional homicide and two counts of attempted first-degree intentional homicide.

Related: 1 Killed, 2 Injured in Shooting at Wausau Cemetery

The shooting happened Thursday at Pine Grove Cemetery in Wausau. Police say the suspect is a former cemetery employee.

Police say a 52-year-old Wausau woman was killed. A 60-year-old Wausau man is in critical condition while a 70-year-old Wausau woman is stable. Their names were not released.

Officials say a handgun was recovered at the cemetery. Police say a suspicious fire that broke out in an apartment complex in Schofield before the shooting is connected to the crime.

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