Teen taken into custody after shooting brother in Sun Prairie, police say
SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. — A teenager was taken into custody following a shooting in Sun Prairie Tuesday night.
Officers with the Sun Prairie Police Department were sent to the Element apartment building around 10:30 p.m. The building is located just off Main Street.
Officers arrived to find a 23-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his upper arm, according to Lt. Kevin Konopacki with the Sun Prairie Police Department.
Officers are investigating a shooting in the area of 300 Park Circle. Officers will remain on scene through the early morning investigating. We believe this event to be targeted.
— Sun Prairie PD (@sunprairiepd) October 9, 2019
The man was taken to the hospital and is stable.
The man also was able to identify the shooter as his 16-year-old younger brother, but was not willing to provide any more information to police, Konopacki said.
The 16-year-old was taken into custody during a traffic stop in Fond du Lac County, Konopacki said.
The teen was transported to the Dane County Juvenile Reception Center and is tentatively being charged with first-degree reckless endangering safety.
Sun Prairie police said this was a targeted incident and not a random act.
Anyone with further information is asked to contact Sun Prairie police at 608-837-7336 or anonymously at 608-837-6300.
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