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Madison police investigate shooting that grazed man in the head

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison police are investigating what they are calling an attempted homicide that happened Tuesday night.

Police say an 18-year-old Madison man was shot in the head while driving on S. Stoughton Road near Cottage Grove road around 7:49 PM. The bullet grazed him, according to police, and he was taken to the hospital where he is recovering.

The victim told officers a SUV drove up recklessly from behind him. He said he saw sparks coming from both sides of the SUV. He described the SUV as being dark, and possibly a Volkswagen.

The victim told police it appeared more than one gun was involved in the shooting.

Detectives believe it was a targeted act of gun violence.

Emily Friese

27 News Producer

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