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Juvenile arrested in Platteville attempted homicide

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PLATTEVILLE (WKOW) -- A juvenile was arrested in Lafayette County Tuesday after being linked to an attempted homicide in Platteville.

The crime happened on Friday, Feb. 26 at about 9:15 p.m., according to the Platteville Police Department.

Authorities said the juvenile used a knife to hurt a man during a fight. He was found in the Menards parking lot and had to be taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The juvenile left the scene, but an investigation revealed evidence that linked the juvenile to the attempted homicide.

The juvenile remains in custody pending formal charges.

Police have not released any further details.

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