Madison Police investigating shooting

Posted Saturday, December 21, 2013 ---- 12:00 p.m.

The Madison Police department is investigating a shooting that occurred around 10:15 p.m. Friday on the far west side of Madison.

Officials say, officers were sent to the 1400 block of Prairie Road at 10:18 after neighbors reported hearing gunshots. A man in his 20s was found with a gun shot wound in the upper part of his body lying on the sidewalk.

Officials say he was taken to a nearby hospital and was conscious and breathing. The victim was taken into surgery after arriving at the hospital.

Authorities said they believe the shooting happened elsewhere. A K-9 unit was brought to help with the investigation, however, no suspects were located.

The Madison Police Department is still investigating at this time.

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