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Posted on: August 22, 2020

Shots Fired

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Incident Type: Shots Fired  

Incident Date: 8/21/20

Date of Release: 8/22/20

Case #: 20-13816

Completed By: Sergeant Nick Clemens

On Friday August 21, 2020, at 10:50pm, Officers from the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the 1900 block of Pike Drive for multiple callers reporting several shots fired.  Officers were in the area when the incident occurred and located shell casings on a sidewalk.  The investigation revealed that a group got into a fight at the corner of Pike Drive. and Eggiman Road.  An individual involved in the fight began shooting at the group.  The members of the group fled and were chased by the shooter. 


All members of the group were unwilling to cooperate with police.  A white sedan was seen in the area and believed to be involved in the incident.  At this time, there have been no reports of injuries or property damage. The investigation is ongoing.


Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Fitchburg Police at 270-4300 or Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 266-6014.

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