LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – The defense contends a Minnesota man on trial for the fatal shootings of a Wisconsin camera store owner and his teenage son is not a killer.  Jurors in La Crosse County court heard opening statements Wednesday in the trial of Jeffrey Lepsch of Dakota, Minn.  Prosecutors allege Lepsch shot Paul Petras and his 19-year-old son, A.J., and stole merchandise at May’s Photo in downtown La Crosse last September.   Defense attorney Vincent Rust called Lepsch a family man who is not violent. Rust also says Lepsch’s DNA is not at the crime scene.  The La Crosse Tribune ( ) reports prosecutors argue that Lepsch killed the father and son before leaving the store with 27 cameras, lenses and other merchandise worth about $17,000.   The defense has not indicated whether Lepsch will testify.

—      Information from: La Crosse Tribune,