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Posted on: September 3, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Fitchburg Police Investigate Shots Fired

Press Release

On September 3, 2017 at 4:35 a.m., the Fitchburg Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 3300 block of Leopold Way. According to witnesses, several people and at least one vehicle fled the area after the shots were fired.

Upon arrival, officers located three shell casings at the scene. The preliminary investigation indicates there had been a physical altercation between multiple individuals prior to the shots being fired. There have been no reports of injuries, nor any property being damaged.

The incident remains under investigation and the police department is continuing to work with the community to identify any people involved.

There is no further information available to be released at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fitchburg Police Department or Madison Area Crime Stoppers.


Case Number: FP17-0012945

Date of Incident: 9-3-2017

Time of Incident: 4:35 a.m.

Sgt. Matthew Laha

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