MPD confirms one dead in west side shooting

MPD's Violent Crimes Unit is now investigating the case as a homicide
Madison police investigate two people shot Saturday night on Schroeder Rd.
Madison police investigate two people shot Saturday night on Schroeder Rd.(Michelle Baik)
Published: Jul. 25, 2020 at 11:01 PM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The Madison Police Department confirmed one of the victims in Saturday’s west side shooting has died as a result of his injuries.

According to an updated incident report, the MPD’s Violent Crimes Unit is now investigating the case as a homicide. There is no update on the condition of the second victim.

Police responded to a double shooting on Madison’s west side Saturday night.

Dane County dispatchers confirmed they received a call just after 9:30 p.m. to the 5900 block of Schroeder Road.

Madison Police responded and said they found two victims who were shot, one with life-threatening injuries. The other victim is in stable condition. Officers say they applied a tourniquet to one of the victims before EMS arrived. Both victims were taken to a local trauma hospital.

Officers believe two cars were involved, the incident starting further down Schroeder Road, near Chapel Hill Road. They found multiple shell casings on scene.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 266-6014, or, on the web at P3Tips.com.

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