Crime

Suspects at large after man shot, killed in Fitchburg, police say

Police: This was not a random act of violence

FITCHBURG, Wis. - No one is in custody after a Fitchburg man was shot and killed Monday night, according to a news release from the Fitchburg Police Department. 

Fitchburg police were called to the scene of the shooting around 5:45 p.m at 5154 Anton Drive. A 20-year-old man was transported to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, police said.

Officials said a preliminary investigation suggests that there was a disturbance at the residence involving multiple men. During the disturbance, at least one shot was fired. 

 

 

The other men fled on foot and have not been located, according to the release. 

Officials do not believe this was a random act of violence and are conducting a homicide investigation. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 266-6014, Fitchburg Police Tip Line at 270-4321 or via text at 847411 using the keyword “Fitchburg” and the tip information.


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