UPDATE: Man arrested in connection to East side homicide

UPDATED: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 --- 2:10 p.m.

Madison police say a suspect has been arrested on a First Degree Intentional Homicide charge in Chicago on Tuesday afternoon.

42 year old Marcius Lee allegedly shot 46 year old Robert France, Saturday morning, outside the Howard Johnson's on the East side of Madison.

UPDATED Monday, July 21, 2014 --- 2:04 p.m.

MADISON, Wis.--- The Dane County Medical Examiner's Office has released the name of the man killed over the weekend in Madison. Robert France, 46 years old, was shot and killed Saturday morning on East Washington.


UPDATED: Monday, July 21, 2014 --- 1:07 p.m.

Detectives believe the homicide is drug related and that the victim was targeted for drugs and/or drug money.

The deceased man was from the state of Oregon. It will be up to the Dane County Medical Examiner to release his name.

Investigators are continuing to work leads. A suspect has yet to be identified.

UPDATED Sunday, July 20, 2014 -- 2:37 p.m.

Madison Police have located the stolen vehicle, a white Infiniti SUV with license plate 980-WJN. It was recovered on Madison's east side.


UPDATE: Saturday, July 19, 2014-- 6:34 p.m.

From the Madison Police Department:

Detectives believe this was a targeted act of gun violence. The investigative team has not identified a suspect, but is continuing to follow leads at this hour. Anyone with information is urged to call Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 266-6014. Anyone seeing the car being sought should call 911.


Posted on Saturday, July 19, 2014 -- 1:33 p.m.

From the Madison Police Department:

Early this morning, Madison Police Department responded to a shooting outside of the Howard Johnson Hotel, located at 3841 East Washington Avenue. Madison Police Department confirm that one person is dead from multiple gun shot wounds.

Police have released details about a suspect that may have been involved in the shooting. The suspect is between the 30 to 40 years old, dark skinned, heavy set, very short hair, and wearing a white or light colored button down shirt with orange and brown shorts.

Police are also asking for your help in finding the suspect. They are looking for a 1998 white Infiniti with a license plate 980-WJN.

If you know any information regarding the suspect, please call Madison Police.

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