Town of Blooming Grove Shooting
At approximately 9:20 am, Dane County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Milwaukee Street and North Walbridge in the town of Blooming Grove for a man who had been shot. The man was pronounced deceased at the scene. The Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office is working to identify him and notify his family.
Maple Bluff Police located a Chevrolet SUV believed to be involved in the incident and attempted to stop the vehicle. The driver fled and a pursuit was initiated. The driver of the SUV was taken into custody at approximately 11:00 am near the intersection of East Washington Avenue and East Springs Drive in the City of Madison. Sheriff’s deputies and the WI State Patrol successfully deployed road spikes during the pursuit.
The Dane County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident and additional information will be provided as it becomes available. Sheriff Kalvin Barrett would like to commend the numerous agencies involved, including Maple Bluff Police, City of Madison Police, Cottage Grove Police and the WI State Patrol.
This is not considered a random incident. Anyone who may have information or may have witnessed the crime is asked to call the Dane County Sheriff’s Office tip line at (608) 284-6900.