Madison police investigate Christmas Eve homicide; person of interest detained

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Madison police are investigating a homicide that took place on Christmas Eve.

According to the Madison Police Department’s incident report, the homicide happened at 4:16 p.m. on the 900 block of South Midvale Boulevard.

Officials said a person of interest was detained.

The report said that, although the investigation is in its early stages, officers do not believe there is an ongoing threat to the community.

The police department’s violent crimes unit is leading the investigation and will provide updates when there is new information.

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