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Details Emerge in Rhinelander Shooting

15 Aug News

We have learned more details about the shooting in Rhinelander Monday evening.

The victim, who remains in critical condition, has been identified as 49 year old Justin Alsteens. He suffered a wound to his abdomen from a 7mm rifle shot.

His nephew, 23 year old Marcus Alsteens has been taken into custody. He was charged yesterday with 4 offenses including: attempted first degree homicide, aggravated battery and injury by negligent use of a weapon.

The criminal complaint says the two had been arguing off and on the past several months. Following the incident in Rhinelander, Marcus Alsteens was taken into custody near Eagle River.

He remains jailed after the judge set bail at $50,000. He has another court appearance on Monday.