Incident Type: Shooting
Incident Date: 5/29/23
Release Date: 5/30/23
Incident number: FP23-11437
Shortly after 7 p.m., Monday evening, Fitchburg officers responded to the 2100 block of High Ridge Trail for a report of shots fired. As officers arrived in the area, they located two shooting victims. Both men were transported to a hospital for non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.
A short time later, a third man arrived at a hospital with serious gunshot injuries.
The victims, ages 18, 20, and 22, remain hospitalized but are in stable condition.
Preliminary information indicates the incident began with a fight in an apartment complex parking lot. Investigators believe everyone involved is known to each other.
The incident is under active investigation. No additional information is available for release at this time.
Many residents in the area outside may have seen or heard this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fitchburg Police Department at (608)270-4300. Anonymous tips can be made by calling Madison Area Crime Stoppers at (608)266-6014 or visiting P3tips.com. Tipsters may be eligible for a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest.
Prepared By: Lieutenant Edward Hartwick