Cousin of Marshfield Lawmaker Shot

By: July 28, 2004
By: July 28, 2004

A state legislator's cousin who was shot four times outside an Arpin tavern in Wood County has died.

Police say 25-year-old Forrest Vruwink of Auburndale in Wood County had been in coma following Sunday's shooting. He died at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield Tuesday.

Vruwink was the cousin of Democratic State Representative Amy Sue Vruwink of Milladore. She is attending the Democratic National Convention in Boston.

Vruwink was shot outside the L.A. Bar and Grill following an argument. A 54-year-old Arpin resident is jailed on a $250,000 bond.

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