Who is Jovanni Frausto? Fox River Mall Shooting Victim
The shooting at Fox River Mall Sunday, Jan. 31, left one person dead and another injured. The victim who died has been identified as Jovanni Frausto.
Jovanni J. Frausto, 19, died in the shooting, police said in a statement. A second person who was also shot went to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and was later released.
Authorities responded to a home in Oshkosh Monday morning, Feb. 1, where a vehicle was found matching the description of one being sought in the Fox River Mall shooting — – according to WFRV.
The report says four people were removed from the home; the suspect connected to the shooting was not there.
The suspect, 17-yaer-old Dezman Ellis, is believed to have ran from the scene and authorities are still searching for him.
Police say the four arrests on Monday include three more teenagers, but could not say how or if they are connected to Ellis.
The suspected vehicle police were looking for in relation to the fatal shooting at the Fox River Mall was found at a home in Oshkosh Monday morning.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: January 31, 2021
Type of call: Shooting pic.twitter.com/zbCcNCDGwF
— Grand Chute Police Department (@GrandChutePD) February 1, 2021
The blue 2012 Dodge Avenger was spotted at a home on 20th Ave. at around 7:30 a.m., Oshkosh Police confirm.
While investigating, police say officers came in contact with people inside the home. Police said four people became physically combative with officers and were subsequently taken into custody. Police said the people arrested are a 15 year old boy, a 16 year old girl, a 18 year old woman and a 37 year old woman; all were arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Resisting.
#DEVELOPING Vehicle in connection to teen involved in Fox River Valley mall shooting has been located in Oshkosh. I’m on scene right now and we’ll be sure to keep you posted on any developing information that becomes available. pic.twitter.com/jr3y8eUaWT
— Valerie Mia Juarez (@ValerieJuarezTV) February 1, 2021
Police were looking for the car, along with 17-year-old Dezman V. Ellis, who is suspected in the fatal shooting. Police are still searching for him.
Officers confirmed two people were hurt from the mall shooting Sunday. One victim, who sustained non-life-threatening injuries, was treated and released. The second victim, identified as 19-year-old Jovanni J. Frausto, died as a result of his injuries.
Police said in an update Monday morning Ellis is still considered armed and dangerous.