La Crosse Police ask for statewide assistance in locating homicide suspect

La Crosse Police have received reports that Thompson has fled to Rochester MN and Peoria Illinois.
Shavonte Thompson

The La Crosse Police Department sent out a statewide alert asking for assistance in locating a homicide suspect.

Shavonte T. Thompson, 27, of La Crosse is accused of shooting Javier R. Hall on La Crosse’s north side.  Law enforcement encourages community members to use caution and contact your local police department with any information.

On November 2 at approximately 9:40 p.m. La Crosse Police were called to the 900 block of Copeland Avenue for a report of a shooting. Police found Javier R. Hall (Ayers), 18, in an alley suffering from a gunshot wound. Hall was taken to a local hospital where he later died, according to La Crosse Police.

Thompson has a warrant for a separate shooting incident in La Crosse in the summer of 2019. He should be considered armed and dangerous.

La Crosse Police have received reports that Thompson has fled to Rochester MN and Peoria Illinois. He also has ties to Milwaukee and Chicago. This alert is being sent statewide due to officer safety factors and our continued efforts to locate Thompson and take him into custody.

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