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Incident Report for Case #2015-428132

Incident Type

Weapons Violation

Incident Date

12/19/2015 - 2:50 PM


East Towne Mall


Male, age 19


East Towne mall is reopening at this hour; however, the immediate area where the shooting took place will be cordoned off for about another half-hour.  


Last updated 12/19/2015 at 5:50 PM by PIO Joel Despain


One person was shot in the leg during a disturbance inside East Towne Mall this afternoon. East Towne is closed at this hour as the MPD processes the scene. Witnesses said several young men were involved in a disturbance in the middle of the mall. One pulled out a handgun and fired at least one round. A bullet struck a 19-year-old who was part of the initial dispute. He was transported to a hospital with a non life-threatening wound. Officers cleared the mall, looking for a suspect, but at this time no suspect has been located. Anyone with information on the gunman is urged to contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 266-6014.

Released 12/19/2015 at 4:29 PM by PIO Joel Despain

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