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Posted on: July 11, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Fitchburg Police respond to shots fired

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On Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 10:06 p.m., Fitchburg Police officers responded to the 4500 block of Thurston Lane for multiple calls reporting shots fired.  Upon arrival, officers located shell casings and determined the shooting was related to a physical disturbance involving a group of females.  At this time there are no injuries reported.  

Witnesses described the suspect as a black male, 25-30 years old, with dreadlocks and possibly wearing a neck brace.  The suspect reportedly fired towards the group involved in the physical disturbance and left the area in a van.  

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact the Fitchburg Police Department at (608)270-4300 or Madison Area Crime Stoppers at (608)266-6014.


Prepared by: Sgt. Peter Johnston

Case#: FP18-9554


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