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Police: Drive-by shooting happened outside downtown party

18-year-old suffered non-life-threatening injuries from gunshot wound, officials say

MADISON, Wis. - Officials said a shooting that happened downtown early Sunday morning was a drive-by shooting outside a house party.

Police responded to reports of shots fired in the 100 block of East Gorham Street just after 2 a.m., officials said.

An 18-year-old man was found at the scene with a gunshot wound, and was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the release.

Investigators said there had been a fight between several men outside a party.

Witnesses told police that after the fight broke up, a car drove by and they believe shots came from inside the car, according to the release.

The 18-year-old said he was not involved in the fight, but he and his friends were outside when shots were fired.

Officers found numerous shell casings in the area, officials said.

Officials ask anyone with information on the shooting to contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014.

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