Police responding to ‘weapons violation’ on Madison’s north side Friday night

MADISON, Wis. — Police are responding to a “weapons violation” on Madison’s north side Friday night.

In an incident report, police said officers were called to the 1700 block of Northport Drive just before 8:40 p.m.

Police are asking people to avoid the area.

A News 3 Now crew at the scene reported seeing at least six Madison Police Department squad cars and crime scene tape surrounding an apartment building in the 1700 block of Northport Drive.

 

Traffic on Northport Drive appears to be flowing in both directions.

Further details were not immediately available.

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