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Medical examiner identifies victim in Fitchburg homicide

FITCHBURG (WKOW) — The Dane County Medical Examiner has identified Shay Watson, 17, as the victim in a Sunday night homicide in Fitchburg. Watson died from gunshot trauma, the Medical Examiner’s office reported.
Fitchburg police were called to a home in the 2700 block of Lyman Lane at about 9 p.m. Sunday. The caller reported finding a man dead.
In a Monday afternoon news conference, Fitchburg police chief Chad Brecklin said that there is no immediate threat to anyone in the community, and this likely was not a random act.
However, police will be looking at providing additional patrols over the next few days.
No arrest has been made, according to Brecklin.

An autopsy was completed Monday afternoon.

JT Cestkowski

Social Media Content Producer/Desk Editor

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