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March 1, 2013: Velure sentenced to prison for shooting friend

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A 27-year-old man convicted of fatally shooting another young man in a River Falls apartment nearly two years ago was sentenced this morning to three years in prison followed by five years extended supervision.


At the conclusion of the March 1 sentencing hearing, St. Croix Judge Eric Lundell directed sheriff's deputies to take Anthony P. Velure into custody and transport him to Dodge Correctional Institution in Waupun.

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Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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