Police responding to shots fired, seeking 2 people

WiscAlerts sent to UW-Madison students say to stay indoors
Police responding to shots fired, seeking 2 people
Police near downtown Madison College building

Madison police said two teenagers have been detained but not arrested in connection to reports of a shot fired around 6:20 p.m. near 124 Langdon St. in downtown Madison.

Police are calling the incident a robbery but there is not currently an active shooter situation. No injuries have been reported.

Police are searching for a black man wearing dark clothing, a black and white baseball cap, black jacket, carrying a dark backpack.

Police thought one of them may be inside the Madison College building on North Carroll Street but cleared the lockdown around 7:30 p.m.

Madison College sent an emergency notice telling students and staff to stay in classrooms and avoid the downtown building.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Police Department sent out alerts advising students and people in the area to stay inside but the shelter in place was lifted just before 9 p.m. UW police did ask students to avoid the area long the lake from Lake Street to the Lakeshore dorms.

A Memorial Union staff member said the building was in lockdown for part of the search.