Sheriff’s Office: East side shooting not a random incident
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The Dane County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a man was fatally shot on Madison’s east side Sunday morning.
Officials said this is not being considered a random incident.
Dane County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Milwaukee Street and North Walbridge in the Town of Blooming Grove at 9:20 a.m. for a man who had been shot.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office is working to identify him and notify his family, officials said.
The driver of a Chevrolet SUV believed to be involved in the incident fled after being located by Maple Bluff Police Department.
Sheriff’s deputies and Wisconsin State Patrol successfully deployed road spikes during the chase, and the driver of the SUV was taken into custody at 11 a.m. near the intersection of East Washington Avenue and East Springs Drive.
Anyone with information about the incident is is asked to call Dane County Sheriff’s Office tip line at (608) 284 6900.
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