Teen convicted of homicide charge

APPLETON – The teenager arrested after a deadly shooting at the Fox River Mall has

APPLETON – The teenager arrested after a deadly shooting at the Fox River Mall has been convicted of a homicide charge.

Dezman Ellis, 18, of Oshkosh, pleaded no contest to two felony charges, second-degree intentional homicide and first-degree recklessly endangering safety, at a hearing Wednesday afternoon in Outagamie County. 

Ellis was charged in connection with the death of Jovanni Frausto, a 19-year-old from Neenah who Ellis has now admitted he shot and killed Jan. 31 at the Fox River Mall. The incident forced crowds of people to shelter in place inside the mall.

Ellis could be sentenced to a maximum of 60 years in prison on the homicide charge, plus a maximum of 12½ years on the endangering safety charge. He will be sentenced Feb. 1.


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