Middleton police find multiple shell casings during shots fired investigation

MIDDLETON, Wis. — Middleton police found several shell casings while responding to a shots fired incident early Wednesday morning.

Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Highland Way and Century Avenue around 3:40 a.m. This intersection is down the road from one of the back entrances to Pheasant Branch Conservancy.

People living in the area saw a group arguing around a vehicle before hearing multiple pops. They also heard the vehicle speed away following the shots.

Middleton police were on scene for several hours collecting evidence and talking to witnesses.

No arrests have been made.

Police do not believe the shooting was random.

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Police also received reports of shots being fired several blocks down Century Ave. earlier in the night at 1:51 a.m. on the 7300 block, between Park Street and Parmenter Street. Officers were not able to find any shell casings in that area.