Bullets over Satya’s Madison
9-year-old boy hit by richocet
The most recent: 3:42 a.m. this morning 08-01-2020 — Numerous calls came in for reports of shots being fired in the area of Leland Dr. and Balsam Rd. When officers arrived they discovered two separate scenes where buildings had been struck. One apartment building in the 2000 block of Leland Dr. had two rounds enter an occupied bedroom. A second apartment building on Balsam Rd. was also struck. Casings of different calibers were located in the area. No injuries have been reported with either of these shootings. The investigations into all of these incidents continue.
Around 12:52 a.m., today — while investigating a different shooting, the Madison Police Dept was made aware of a separate shooting on Madison’s south side. This incident took place in the 800 block of Stewart St. Although there were no callers regarding this incident officers and investigators located in excess of 25 casings of various calibers with multiple vehicles being damaged. At this time there have been no injuries associated with this shooting incident.
12:10 a.m. today — On 8/1/20 MPD officers were dispatched to a report of a female that had been shot. The 22-year old female victim was shot while driving a vehicle in the 400 block of John Nolen Dr. She was subsequently transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. At this time it’s believed that the involved parties knew each other and this was a targeted shooting. Madison Police Department’s investigation into this incident continues.
6:40 p.m. 07-31-2020 — City of Madison Police Officers responded to the 500 Block of N. Oak Street reference reports of shots being fired. Upon arriving on scene officers were able to gather initial information that an argument was heard in the street between occupants of a white sedan and a dark colored sedan. Shortly after five to six shots heard with the cars fleeing the area. Investigating officers were able to locate multiple shell casing on scene. At the time of this writing there were no reports of injuries or damage to property.
5:26 p.m. 07-31-2020 — Madison police responded to the 4200 block of Portland Parkway reference reports of multiple shots being fired in the area. Initial information gathered was that several vehicles including a white sedan, a metallic green SUV and a black SUV were observed speeding through the area when the shots were heard.
It is believed that the occupants of the vehicles were shooting at each other. There were multiple shell casings located on scene. Approximately 250 yards away a 9 year old was playing outside and a bullet ricochet off the sidewalk hitting the 9 year old in the shin. The 9 year old was not injuried however had a small bruise. No other injuries or property damage were reported at this time.
Blaska’s Bottom Line: A real mayor, a real city council would hold a special session to declare War on Crime, not War on Cops.