Fox River Mall fatal shooting suspect booked into Outagamie Co. Jail

Updated: 002/06/2021 10:05 AM 

APPLETON, Wis. (CBS 58) --- 17-year-old Dezman Ellis was booked into Outagamie County jail overnight Friday, Feb. 5, according to the current inmate list.

According to the current inmate list, Ellis was booked just before midnight. 

A jail media report shows Ellis' bail is set at $750,000.


Published: 02/04/2021 08:11 PM

IOWA (CBS 58) -- Police in Grand Chute say 17-year-old Dezman Ellis was arrested Thursday, Feb. 4, in connection to a deadly shooting at Fox River Mall

Ellis was taken into custody without incident at a residence in Des Moines, Iowa, according to officials, following an around-the-clock fugitive investigation.

He's accused of fatally shooting 19-year-old Jovanni Frausto and injuring another. 

According to a criminal complaint, Ellis and Frausto were at the Fox River Mall in suburban Appleton with friends Sunday afternoon when they had a chance encounter. The complaint says Ellis was with his girlfriend who used to date Frausto.

According to prosecutors, witnesses told police that an argument began between Ellis and Frausto and that Ellis pulled out a gun and shot Frausto.

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