Dane Co. Sheriff’s deputies arrest suspect after fatal shooting

BLOOMING GROVE, Wis. – Dane County Sheriff Kalvin Barrett said one person is in custody after a fatal shooting Sunday morning.

Speaking to reporters, Barrett said the shooting occurred at around 9:20 a.m. at a gas station on Milwaukee Street and North Walbridge Avenue.

One person was shot and pronounced dead at the scene.

A 911 caller gave officers a description of a suspect and a suspect vehicle.

Officers located the vehicle and a chase ensued.

Officers used road spikes to stop and arrest the suspect just after 11 a.m at the intersection of East Washington Avenue and East Springs Drive.

Barrett said the Sheriff’s Office does not believe the shooting was random, and there is no further danger to the public.

Officers with Maple Bluff Police, Madison Police, Cottage Grove Police, and the Wisconsin State Patrol assisted with the incident.

At this time, the names of the victim and the suspect have not been released, and an investigation is ongoing.