Incident Type: Shots Fired Investigation
Incident Date: 10/24/2022
Release Date: 10/24/2022
Incident number: FP22-19576
Prepared By: Lt. Andrew McCarthy
On Monday, October 24, 2022 at approximately 6:40 a.m., the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the 2900 block of Coho Street for a report of shots fired. Approximately 10 minutes later, the Madison Police Department responded to a rollover vehicle crash in a driveway within the 2000 block of Post Road in the City of Madison. Both incidents were found to be directly related to each other.
Officers on scene obtained witness statements and physical evidence confirming a firearm discharge within the City of Fitchburg. The suspect from the shooting then fled in a vehicle one block south where it hit a parked car and rolled over in a driveway in the City of Madison. The suspect had ties to a nearby residence which was cleared with the assistance of Madison Police SWAT.
This incident is still in the early stages of the investigation which will be ongoing. There have been no reported injuries and there is no further information currently available. Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is encouraged to contact the Fitchburg Police Department at (608)270-4300.