Man who police say accidentally shot a woman on State Street identified

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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Madison police have identified the man who they say was behind an accidental shooting on State Street Wednesday.

According to the Madison Police Department, Francis Kimani was arrested after a woman was accidentally shot in an SUV in downtown Madison.

Officers said a woman in her 40s got into an SUV around the corner from Johnson Street onto State Street, near Goodman Jewelers, around 2:30 p.m. Once inside, a gun went off and the woman was shot in the torso.

Kimani is tentatively being charged with injury by negligent handling of a dangerous weapon.

The woman was taken to a local hospital, and she is in stable condition.