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The Fitchburg Police Dept. investigate attempted homicide

Police say the 41-year-old man is expected to survive his injuries after being shot on Wednesday.
Police say the 41-year-old man is expected to survive his injuries after being shot on Wednesday.(NBC15)
Published: Sep. 8, 2021 at 10:34 PM CDT
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FITCHBURG, Wis. (WMTV) - The Fitchburg Police Department is launching an attempted homicide investigation after a 41-year-old man was shot Wednesday night.

According to officials, officers responded to the 1900 block of Pike Drive after reports of shots fired around 8:50 p.m. on Wednesday.

A short time later, a car pulled up to the Fitchburg Police Dept. with a passenger who had been shot.

The 41-year-old man received care from officers before being transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The report indicates, the victim was sitting in the passenger seat of a parked car when a suspect walked up shot him multiple times.

The suspect is believed to have left the scene in a dark Dodge sedan, according to police.

No arrest have been made.

Officials added that this appears to be a targeted act and that this was not a random incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fitchburg Police Department at (608)-266-6014.

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