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Posted on: August 22, 2020

Fight Leads to Firearm Discharge

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Incident Type: Shot Fired  

Incident Date: 8/21/20

Date of Release: 8/22/20

Case #: 20-13811

Completed By: Sergeant Nick Clemens

On Friday August 21, 2020, at 8:11pm, Officers from the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the 2300 block of High Ridge Trail for a report of several males fighting in the street.  A witness reported seeing one male pull a gun and fired one round into the air.  The male with the gun left on foot.  A gray sedan was also seen leaving the area.   


The investigation is ongoing. The Fitchburg Police Department was assisted by the Town of Madison Police Department during the investigation.


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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