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Incident Report for Case #2018-296713

Incident Type

Weapons Violation

Incident Date

08/08/2018 - 5:36 PM


Packers Ave./Darwin Rd.


M, W, 48 yoa, McFarland


On 8/3/18 the victim reported to the Madison Police that he was driving in the area of the Dane County Regional Airport on 8/1/18 at approximately 10:00 pm.  The victim reported that while driving he was struck in the face by a potato that he reported was shot from a "potato gun."  The victim reported that he was knocked unconscious and he suffered facial bruising.  There is no suspect information available at this time. 

If anyone has information about this case they should call the Madison Police or Madison Area Crime Stoppers.


Released 08/03/2018 at 8:19 PM by Lt. Jamar Gary

The location shown is approximate & may not be accurate.