UPDATE: Suspect identified in the south side Madison homicide

UPDATED Wednesday, September 3, 2014 -- 5:03 p.m.

Madison Police have arrested 27-year-old Tyrone Isaac Jr. in connection to the death of 25-year-old Darren Goodwan, who shot early Saturday morning on West Badger Road.

Isaac was arrested in Colorado on September 2nd.

With this arrest, Chief Mike Koval is urging community members to get involved in finding ways to curb the gun violence that is becoming a citywide problem in Madison.

UPDATED Sunday, August 31, 2014 -- 10:56 p.m.

The Dane County Medical Examiner's office says that the victim of the homicide that happened on the 700 block of West Badger Road was 25-year-old Darren Goodwan from Madison.

Goodwan was transported from West Badger Road to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after. A forensic autopsy was completed late this afternoon.

Preliminary autopsy results show that Goodwan's death was the result of a homicidal firearm trauma.


Updated: Saturday, August 30, 2014 --- 5:24 p.m.

Authorities responded to badger road after three a.m. to someone lying in the street from an apparent gunshot wound.

Police confirm the victim as a 25 year-old African American male.

police say there were lots of people at the scene, and they are close to catching the suspect.

"We don't believe this person will be at at large for an extended period of time. We believe that we are narrowing our focus," said Police Chief Mike Koval with the City of Madison.

Details released about the incident itself are minimal from authorities, but it is known there were lots of people around at the time of the crime.

"Since so many people were present at the time this incident occurred, that we will get some help from the community. family, friends, wherever we can find it," said Chief Koval.

Police are still actively investigating the incident. If you know anything about the crime, or if you were in the Badger Road area at the time the crime occurred, police ask you give their Crimestoppers line a call at (608) 266-6014.


Posted: Saturday, August 30, 2014 --- 8:36 a.m.

One person is dead after a shooting on Madison's south side.

Authorities were called to the 700 block of West Badger Rd. near West Badger Liquor to reports of shots fired.

A caller in the area said they heard gunshots around 3:30 Saturday morning.

Madison Fire, EMS and Town of Madison Police responded to the scene.

No word yet on the identity of the victim or suspect.

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