Parked car hit by bullet during shooting on Madison’s east side, police say

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MADISON, Wis. — The Madison Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place Saturday afternoon on the city’s east side.

Officers were dispatched to Dixon St. around 1 p.m..

Several community members living in the area initially thought they were hearing fireworks, police said. Witnesses told police a passenger in a black SUV fired at a man standing near a parked sedan. According to the release, that man pulled out a gun and shot back.

A car parked in the area was hit by one of the rounds, police said.