Man taken to hospital following shooting at east side hotel, MPD searching for suspect

Red Roof Inn Shooting

MADISON, Wis. — A man was taken to a hospital after being shot at a hotel on Madison’s east side Tuesday night.

Police said it received a call at 8:32 p.m. for a report of a weapons violation at the Red Roof Inn on 4830 Hayes Road.

An incident report said officers found the victim in the parking lot with a gunshot wound. The report said police conducted life-saving efforts on the man as they waited for first responders to arrive. The victim was later taken to a hospital for advanced treatment.

Madison police have deployed a K-9 unit to search for a suspect who ran away from the scene, according to the report.

The police department’s Violent Crimes Unit is also interviewing witnesses and collecting video evidence.

Those with information on the shooting are encouraged to call Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014.