Two men arrested in connection with December Rock County shooting, police say

Ronald L. Hicks (left) and Virgil Lee Tate Jr. (Right)
Ronald L. Hicks (left) and Virgil Lee Tate Jr. (Right)

TOWN OF ROCK, Wis. — Police have arrested two men in connection with a December shooting in Rock County.

Ronald L. Hicks was arrested Monday on suspicion of party to the crime of attempted first-degree intentional homicide and recklessly endangering safety.

Virgil Lee Tate Jr. was arrested by Chicago PD on Saturday on a felony arrest warrant for attempted first-degree intentional homicide, recklessly endangering safety and two felony warrants for manufacturing/delivery of cocaine.

According to a news release, both men are residents of Rock County.

Deputies from the Rock County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched the night of Dec. 7 to the 3000 block of South Highway 51 in response to a shooting. One person was injured in the incident.

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