Two hospitalized following Verona Rd. shooting Wednesday, police say

MADISON, Wis. — Two people were hospitalized following a shooting on Madison’s southwest side Wednesday afternoon, police said.

The incident occurred just before 1:15 p.m. in the 4500 block of Verona Road.

Police said shots were fired in the parking lot of a nearby Home Depot. One person was shot, and the extent of the two peoples’ injuries is unknown.

Officials said the people involved in the shooting may have known each other. It is unclear if this was a targeted incident.

Police said multiple witnesses saw the shots fired and are cooperating with investigators.

Police initially said two people were detained in a traffic stop in front of West Towne Mall in connection to the shooting but later deemed they were not connected.

Further details were not immediately available.