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Incident Report for Case #2020-360902

Incident Type

Weapons Violation

Incident Date

09/27/2020 - 1:32 AM


4501 Verona Rd(BP Gas Station)


On 9-27-20, at approximately 1:32 am, Madison Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Helene Parkway and Britta Dr, for people hearing multiple shots fired. As Madison Officers arrived in the area, one vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in the area of the shots fired was stopped nearby. One adult male and one adult female, stayed in the vehicle, but a back seat passenger fled on foot. A K9 track was done, but it did not lead to the person who fled. Officers from Fitchburg and Town of Madison also assisted in the K9 track and the traffic stop.The 24 year old male driver of that vehicle was taken to the Dane County Jail for an unrelated warrant out of Dane County, and the adult female passenger was released. The vehicle was taken to the Madison Police Impound Facility for evidence.

As other Madison Police Officers were checking the area, there were some casings located near the entrance of the BP gas Station on Verona Rd. There was also evidence that a BP sign, just above a fuel tank had been struck by a gunshot.

As the investigation continued, information was obtained about another vehicle reference the shots fired, which was located unoccupied nearby. That vehicle was also towed to the Madison Police Impound Facility for evidence.

At this time, there have been no reported injuries, and no further property damage located.


Released 09/27/2020 at 5:44 AM by Sgt. Ryan Gibson

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