MPD: Person suffers gunshot, stab wounds on city’s east side

The Madison Police Department is warning the scene around a weapons violation on the city’s near east side remains ‘very active.’
Published: May. 12, 2023 at 2:00 PM CDT|Updated: May. 12, 2023 at 11:44 PM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – A person suffered stab and gunshot wounds after an incident Friday on Madison’s east side.

According to an MPD statement, officers responded around noon on Friday to the area near Webb Ave. and Darbo Drive. The incident report said one person was taken to the hospital, and MPD noted it did not have an update on the individual’s condition.

MPD’s updated Facebook post stated officers were speaking with a person of interest. Officers said the public was not in danger, noting the victim and person of interest knew each other. The post did not indicate how the pair knew each other.

Detectives from the department’s violent crime unit had taken over the investigation, according to the incident report.

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