Teen arrested after shots fired near Warner Park marsh

Madison police

MADISON, Wis. — Madison police arrested a teenager who they said shot a gun near Warner Park Saturday night.

Officers were sent to the area of Forster Drive and Alpine Road just before 8 p.m. Saturday after a caller reported seeing three juveniles walking into a nearby marsh and firing a gun multiple times.

The caller was able to point out the suspects to the officers when they arrived. Police said a 15-year-old boy was found with a gun tucked into his waistband.

The teen was arrested and taken to the Juvenile Reception Center. He faces charges of possession of a dangerous weapon for a person under 18.

Editor’s note: Police initially said the incident happened Sunday evening but later said it happened on Saturday. This report has been updated accordingly.