UPDATE (WKOW) — One person is dead following an officer-involved shooting on Madison’s west side Sunday night.
At 9:45 p.m., Madison police responded to 6500 block of Raymond Road for reports of a person outside firing a gun.
According to Chief Vic Wahl, officers arrived to find a 63-year-old man armed with a handgun. Chief Wahl says that man fired a shot at the officers, at which point an officer returned fire, hitting the man. Life-saving measures were performed on scene, and he was taken to the hospital, where he died.
No officers were hurt in the incident.
The Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation will be handling the investigation.
This is the first officer-involved shooting in Madison in 2019.
MADISON (WKOW) — Madison police are on the scene of a weapons violation on the city’s west side.
Dane County Communications says the call came in after 9 p.m. to the 6500 block of Raymond Road.
Police have the road blocked off between Brittany Place and Frisch Road as they investigate.
This is a developing situation. Stay with 27 News for the latest updates as they become available.