Bullet hits business during attempted drug deal, police say
TOWN OF MADISON, Wis. — Officers with the Town of Madison Police Department are investigating a shots fired incident from Thursday night.
Police were dispatched to the Capitol Petro store along the 2500 block of Rimrock Road around 7:05 p.m..
Police received a report of two men fighting when shots were fired, officer Jonathan Weaver said in a release. A Town of Madison officer on patrol in the area also heard a single shot.
A 24-year-old man from Madison told police a man pointed a gun at his head during a drug deal. The victim said he struggled with the man and a shot was fired in the process.
The other man ran away. A K-9 officer was brought in but unable to locate the suspect, Weaver said.
Police describe the suspect as a 25- to 30-year-old, light-skinned black male wearing all black clothing.
The victim suffered minor injuries during the incident and was treated by paramedics on scene, Weaver said.
The fired bullet struck a portion of the business causing minor damage, police said.
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