MPD responds to shooting in southwest Madison
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - One person was taken to the hospital after gunfire was reported in a neighborhood in the southwestern part of the city, Madison Police Department confirms.
At least five MPD police cruisers responded to the area near Balsam Road and Leland Drive. Caution tape has also been seen blocking off part of Balsam Road. While an officer did confirm the shots fired call, MPD did not give the specific location where the cruisers were.
A captain on the scene confirmed that one person was shot and officials took him to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. MPD said it believes the man is in his late teens or early twenties.
Police said that early evidence indicates that the shooting was targeted and there is no information on a suspect yet.
A neighbor told NBC15 News that she heard three gunshots around 1:30 p.m. Friday.
The Madison Police Department has not confirmed any details about how many shots may have been fired or if any shell casings have been recovered.
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