MPD investigates shots fired outside party

Fitchburg police attempt to stop vehicle that may be connected to shooting
MPD investigates shots fired outside party

No one was injured in a shooting outside a party just off Verona Road just after midnight Sunday, Madison police said.

Madison police were dispatched to a residence in the 4700 block of Crescent Road around 12:30 a.m. for reports of shots fired, according to a release.

A large number of people were attending a party at 4706 Crescent Road when unknown persons began exchanging gunfire outside the home, police said.

Officers found a number of empty casings, but did not find anyone injured, according to the release.

While assisting with the call, Fitchburg police stopped a vehicle nearby that had bullet holes in it, officials said. When police attempted to make a traffic stop on the vehicle, the driver abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot.

An investigation is ongoing.