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Enkro found guilty in shooting death

Tyler Enkro
Tyler Enkro

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI  (WSAU)  -  The former Wood County man accused of shooting and killing his friend while intoxicated has been found guilty. 22-year-old Tyler Enkro pled no contest in the December 2011 death of 31-year-old Nick Hoffmann of Wisconsin Rapids. Members of the Enkro and Hoffmann families were in court to support him during the plea hearing.

Court documents show Enkro called 9-1-1 reporting he had accidentally shot his friend and thought he was dead. Enkro’s blood alcohol level was .17 at the time.

The shooting happened at a Grand Rapids residence December 18th, 2011.

Judge Greg Potter ordered a presentence investigation. Enkro will be sentenced May 13th.