Crime

13-year-old boy points handgun at girl after verbal fight in Fitchburg, police say

FITCHBURG, Wis. - A 13-year-old boy pointed a gun at a girl after a verbal disturbance in Fitchburg, according to a news release from police. 

Officers responded to Post Road and Traceway Drive at about 4:36 p.m. Thursday after receiving a report of a teen with a handgun.

 Police arrested the boy at the scene on suspicion of recklessly endangering safety. Officials also arrested a second 13-year-old boy for carrying a concealed weapon. 

Both teens were transported to the juvenile reception center. 

The Madison Police Department and the Town of Madison Police Department assisted Fitchburg police with the investigation. 

 

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