3 arrested, including La Follette student, in shooting near high school

MADISON (WKOW) — Madison police have arrested three people for a shooting near La Follette High School Wednesday.

Duan S. Briggs, 21 of Madison was arrested on tentative charges of attempted homicide.

Jamie J.C. Hayes, 17 of Madison was arrested on attempted homicide-party to a crime. Police also arrested a 16-year-old male for disorderly conduct.

Police say this is in relation to the shooting at Linda Vista Road and Turner Avenue Wednesday, where a 16-year-old La Follette High School student was shot in the leg. He has since been treated and released from the hospital.

Madison police detectives say there was a pre-arranged fight between two “factions” and the primary suspect, Briggs, brought a handgun to what was supposed to be a fistfight.

Police say Hayes is not currently enrolled in the Madison Metropolitan School District. The 16-year-old arrested is a student at La Follette High School.

Dani Maxwell

Dani Maxwell

Dani Maxwell is the Content Manager for 27 WKOW.

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