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DNA evidence leads to arrest in Madison bar shooting

MADISON (WKOW) — A man was arrested after authorities were able to match his DNA to a shooting scene outside a bar in Madison, according to the Madison Police Department.

Donald Lewis, 32, of Madison is accused of first-degree attempted homicide after allegedly shooting a man in the Club LaMark parking lot on Oct. 26.

When police got to the scene on North Stoughton Road, they found the incident began as a fight inside Club LaMark and then continued into the parking lot.  Witnesses said one man was shooting at another man. The 36-year-old victim went to the hospital and was treated for a non-life threatening wound.

Lewis was arrested Thursday inside a convenience store on Milwaukee Street. He had a handgun in his pocket at the time of the arrest. A second handgun was found at his home.

The Violent Crime Unit lead the investigation. The Madison Police Department assisted in the initiative. The Dane County Narcotics Task Force and the United States Marshals Service were also involved.


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