On Air Now

Current Show

Ground Zero with Clyde Lewis   11:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Call in to Ground Zero at 1-888-673-3700

Show Info »

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 550 AM Wausau, WI 99.9 FM Stevens Point, WI

Weather

Current Conditions(Wausau,WI 54403)

More Weather »
54° Feels Like: 54°
Wind: S 3 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Tonight

Partly Cloudy 50°

Tomorrow

Mostly Cloudy 71°

Thurs Night

Cloudy 53°

Alerts

Rhinelander man formally charged for shooting uncle over chores

RHINELANDER, WI (WTAQ) - A Rhinelander man accused of shooting his uncle over household chores is due back in court a week from Wednesday.

23-year-old Marcus Alsteens completed his initial appearance Monday in Oneida County on charges of attempted homicide, endangering safety, aggravated battery, and causing injury by the negligent use of a weapon. All but the endangerment charge are felonies.

Authorities said Alsteens shot his 49-year-old uncle Justin Alsteens on August 12th in Rhinelander, and was later arrested near Eagle River.

The shooting victim was still in critical condition at last word at a Marshfield hospital.

Alsteens remains in jail under a $50,000 bond. At his next court appearance, a judge is expected to decide if there’s enough evidence to order a trial on the felony counts. 

Comments