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One person arrested in Fitchburg shooting that sent someone to the hospital

Published: Sep. 28, 2021 at 10:06 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 29, 2021 at 6:06 PM CDT
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FITCHBURG, Wis. (WMTV) - The Fitchburg Police Department is investigating after an 11-year-old girl was shot in an apartment Tuesday night.

Police say around 9:35 p.m. officers and emergency medical personnel responded to an apartment on the 5100 block of Curry Court for reports someone had been shot.

The victim was taken to a local hospital with ‘life-threatening’ injuries.

According to a press release, police have a person in custody in connection to the shooting. Police say this person was on scene when officers arrived. Officers stated on Wednesday that the person they had taken into custody was a 15-year-old boy.

They added that there is no on-going threat to the public.

This is an open and active investigation, more information is expected later Wednesday afternoon.

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