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Wis. man incompetent to stand trial in shooting


A Neenah man has been declared incompetent to stand trial in a Christmas Eve shooting that wounded his brother-in-law.

As a result, criminal proceedings against Christopher Andreas have been put on hold.

Andreas was charged with attempted first-degree intentional homicide for injuries suffered by his brother-in-law, Christopher Garland

Garland was watching football with his son in the Town of Clayton when he was shot and critically wounded.

Andreas' father says his son suffers from schizophrenia.

WLUK-TV reports while the case is on hold, Andreas will be committed to state care for custody and treatment.

The case will be reviewed in the future.


Information from: WLUK-TV, http://www.fox11online.com

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