Police Incident Reports A Selection of Noteworthy Incident Reports

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Incident Report for Case #2020-0283151

Incident Type

Weapons Violation

Incident Date

08/02/2020 - 6:46 PM


1700 Block of Ellen Ave


City of Madison Police officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of Ellen Avenue reference reports of five to six shots being fired, with a silver SUV fleeing the area. Officers were able to spot the suspect vehicle near EB highway 51 traveling at speeds of 95 MPH. A short pursuit ensued and was later terminated with the vehicle driving recklessly and displaying a lack of due regard for life.

In the area of Ellen Ave several shell casings were located in the roadway. One residence in the area was struck by three rounds. No reports of injuries or other damaged property at this time.The investigation is ongoing.

The City of Madison Police department is requesting those with information related to this incident to contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at (608) 266-6014 or by computer at P3Tips.com.

Released 08/02/2020 at 8:37 PM by Lt. Harrison Zanders

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