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updated 12:41 PM UTC, May 21, 2019

Plover Teen Charged With Shooting 2 Friends And Stabbing His Mother

  • Written by Wheeler
  • Published in News

(Stevens Point, WI) -- Portage County authorities have filed five felony charges against a teenager for an April attack which left two of his friends with gunshot wounds and his mother with a stabbing injury.

Eighteen-year-old Alec Varney is being held on a one-million dollar bond. the friends say they had been drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana April 26th when Varney started "freaking out." They say he accused them of wanting to kill him and his family members. Varney ran away and was captured after a 10-hour manhunt. The victims survived their injuries.


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