Officials: Person shot while driving on Highway 12 in Dane Co.

One person is injured after a shooting Friday night near Waunakee, Dane County law enforcement officials confirmed.
Published: Jul. 29, 2022 at 8:32 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 29, 2022 at 10:38 PM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - One person is injured after a shooting Friday night near Waunakee, Dane County law enforcement officials confirmed.

Officials said the call for the incident came in around 7:30 p.m. Authorities did not provide any specifics on the investigation other than that one person was injured and had gone to a local hospital.

Dane County officials confirmed to NBC15 around 9:45 p.m. that the investigation was for a shooting. A motorist called 911 saying that he’d been shot while driving on Highway 12, according to police.

Dane County dispatchers sent an alert out after 8 p.m. stating that all eastbound lanes of traffic are closed on WIS 19 at US 12 near Waunakee due to a law enforcement incident.

Authorities cleared the scene at 10:35 p.m., according to a Wisconsin Department of Transportation alert.

Officials expected the incident to take over two hours to clear.

Authorities were working to contact the victim’s family.

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