Resident fires gun at intruders in attempted burglary, police say

Resident fires gun at intruders in attempted burglary, police say

Police are looking for two suspects they say tried to burglarize a house in downtown Madison before being confronted by a resident with a gun.

The Madison Police Department says the incident happened at 10:37 p.m. Tuesday. According to the report, two people tried to enter a house on the 600 block of North Carroll Street when someone who lives in the house and was home at the time of the attempted burglary armed themselves with a gun and fired it at the intruders as they ran away.

Police don’t know if either of the suspects were hit by the gunfire, but are asking anyone with knowledge of the incident to call the Madison Police Department at 608-255-2345 or Madison Area Crimestoppers at 608-266-6014.

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