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24-year-old killed in Madison shooting, person of interest arrested on unrelated charges

A person of interest has been identified, MPD reported.
The Madison Police Dept. is investigating a homicide, on Nov. 11, 2021, after an overnight...
The Madison Police Dept. is investigating a homicide, on Nov. 11, 2021, after an overnight shooting in the 3500 block of Home Ave.(WMTV-TV/Colton Molesky)
Published: Nov. 17, 2021 at 9:54 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 17, 2021 at 2:44 PM CST
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A 24-year-old man died following an overnight shooting on Madison’s near east side.

According to the initial police report, officers found the man suffering from gunshot wounds when they responded around 12:30 a.m. to a home in the 3500 block of Home Ave.

The man, whose name was not released, was rushed to an area hospital where he later died, MPD reported.

Its statement indicated a person of interest has been identified and officers have located that individual. In an updated Wednesday afternoon, officers stated the person of interest was in custody on unrelated charges.

Investigators determined the victim was likely targeted and there is currently no threat to the community.

MPD’s investigation is still ongoing. The police department is asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact authorities.

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