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39-year-old charged with fatally shooting brother after argument

Published On: Mar 06 2014 02:59:46 PM CST

Photo courtesy Dane County Sheriff's Office

Bonnell Hanger

MADISON, Wis. -

The brother of the man fatally shot on Madison’s east side Monday night is being charged with first-degree intentional homicide.

Fredrica Hanger, 33, was shot in the 1300 block of East Wilson Street around 7 p.m. on Monday, according to a release. Hanger was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The shooting resulted from a fight between Fredrica Hanger and his 39-year-old brother, Bonnell Hanger, officials said.

According to the criminal complaint, Fredrica Hanger was in his car installing a car stereo when his brother arrived. The two argued, and Fredrica Hanger was shot inside the car.

The Dane County Medical Examiner said Fredrica Hanger died from gunshot wounds to the head.

At the scene, Bonnell Hanger said, "I shot my kid brother," according to the complaint.

The Department of Corrections confirms Fredrica Hanger was released from prison a week ago after serving nine years for armed robbery.

Bail for Bonnell Hanger has been set at $100,000. If convicted, Bonnell Hangers faces life in prison.

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