06/04/2013 UPDATE:

A 29 year old man has now been charged with murder for a fatal shooting last week in Mauston. Witnesses say Cody Truel started firing shots at two women who were outside PJs Bar on Friday, just after midnight. The woman who was killed was Gail Howland, Truel's ex girlfriend. The other woman hit, Ebony Lasher, is hospitalized in Madison. After shooting the women, Truel ran off. Police found him a short time later, down the street. Truel was in Juneau County Court on Monday and charged with first degree murder and attempted murder.


Mauston police say a man is in custody after two women were shot and one of them died. Officers were called to a shooting behind P.J.'s Bar and Grill just after midnight Friday. Two women were found shot. The Juneau County coroner pronounced one of them dead at the scene. State investigators are assisting with the case. Mauston is about 70 miles northwest of Madison.