2nd man pleads in fatal La Crosse shooting

Sentencing set for Nov. 5

The second man accused in the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old La Crosse woman has pleaded guilty to reckless homicide.

Kong Vue told a La Crosse County judge Thursday he panicked when he tried taking a purse from the victim’s house and discovered her on a couch. Vue says he accidentally shot Sarah Hougom.

Pao Choua Vue pleaded guilty to first-degree reckless homicide Aug. 15. WXOW-TV said sentencing for both men is tentatively scheduled for Nov. 5.

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