Police: Man shot by robber in parking lot

Madison PD investigates reported shooting near University Ave.
Police: Man shot by robber in parking lot

A Madison man was shot by in the arm by a robber Friday night on Madison’s west side, police said.

Madison police said officers responded to a report of a man with a gunshot wound at the hospital.

The 22-year-old man told police he was in a parking lot off University Avenue, at 1313 Temkin Ave., when he was accosted by a man at 11:44 p.m. The man demanded money and was armed with a handgun.

The 22-year-old told police he complied with the robber and shortly afterward heard gunshots. The man told police he was struck in the shoulder by a bullet and his girlfriend took him to the hospital.

Officers found spent handgun casings in the Temkin Avenue parking lot area, according to the report.

Lt. Eric Tripke said police were not able to locate witnesses or the girlfriend as of Saturday morning.

The man was treated and released from the hospital.

One assailant was described as black, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, white sneakers and armed with a black semiautomatic pistol, police said. The second assailant was described as black, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a white zipper and white sneakers.

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