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Anthony Velure shot and killed Joshua R. Kurer, 24, with a .410 round from a multi-caliber handgun that he thought was empty, according to a criminal complaint.

Anthony Velure convicted in shooting death of friend in River Falls

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A River Falls man has been found guilty of homicide in the shooting death of a friend during the summer of 2011.

Anthony Palmer Velure, 27, pleaded no contest to homicide by handling a dangerous weapon Friday (Nov. 9) in St. Croix County Circuit Court.


Judge Eric J. Lundell ordered a pre-sentence investigation and held off on scheduling a sentencing hearing until the PSI is concluded in about eight weeks.

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