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Police: Gunshot prompts apartment evacuation

Bullet goes through wall of apartment on Madison's north side, officials say

MADISON, Wis. - A gunshot on Madison's north side prompted an apartment evacuation Wednesday night around 7:25, officials said.

Madison police said they responded to a report of a gunshot that went through the wall of 122 Kennedy Heights in the 100 block of Kennedy Road just off Northport Drive.

A woman and her children were inside the apartment when a bullet went through the wall, according to a release. Police believe the shot originated in apartment 125 in Kennedy Heights, an adjacent apartment.

A man and a woman were taken into custody at the scene and a gun was confiscated. Police said the shot was fired by accident and alcohol was a factor.

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