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Man charged in connection to shooting near Milwaukee County Courthouse

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MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A 19-year-old man is now charged in connection to a shooting near the Milwaukee County Courthouse.

According to a criminal complaint, Marcel Vanlandingham is facing a charge of first degree reckless injury, use of a dangerous weapon.

Court documents state Vanlandingham went to a court hearing on September 24. Following the hearing, a commotion started in the hallway. Authorities say once the group was outside, Valandingham said he would “take care of this” and threatened to shoot the victim. As Vanlandingham walked toward his car, the victim followed him. Authorities say Vanlandingham then got to his car and pulled a rifle out of the trunk. He threatened to shoot the victim and tried to hit him with the rifle. According to the criminal complaint, Vanlandingham then shot the victim twice, got into his car and drove away.

The victim was shot in his thigh and wrist. Vanlandingham told police the victim was following him and his girlfriend and threatening the couple.

Vanlandingham faces 30 years in prison.

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