Police: Man in critical condition after shooting near east side of Madison

MADISON (WKOW) — Madison police say a man is in critical condition after a shooting early Saturday morning.

The incident occurred in an apartment on the 600 block of E. Johnson St. around 2:15 a.m, according to a police report.

Authorities say the victim had several friends over to his home.

They were socializing and playing around with the victim’s handgun.

One friend had the gun in her hand when it discharged, striking the victim in the face.

The victim is expected to survive, according to police.

There is no danger to the public. This investigation is ongoing.

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