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Teen taken into custody after shooting brother in Sun Prairie, police say

Sun Prairie police investigate overnight shooting
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Sun Prairie police investigate overnight shooting

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. - A teenager was taken into custody following a shooting in Sun Prairie Tuesday night.

Officers with the Sun Prairie Police Department were sent to the Element apartment building around 10:30 p.m. The building is located just off Main Street.

Officers arrived to find a 23-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his upper arm, according to Lt. Kevin Konopacki with the Sun Prairie Police Department.

 

 

The man was taken to the hospital and is stable.

The man also was able to identify the shooter as his 16-year-old younger brother, but was not willing to provide any more information to police, Konopacki said.

The 16-year-old was taken into custody during a traffic stop in Fond du Lac County, Konopacki said.

The teen was transported to the Dane County Juvenile Reception Center and is tentatively being charged with first-degree reckless endangering safety.

Sun Prairie police said this was a targeted incident and not a random act.

Anyone with further information is asked to contact Sun Prairie police at 608-837-7336 or anonymously at 608-837-6300.

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