Madison police investigating after gunshots heard on north side

MADISON, Wis. — Madison police say more than a dozen shell casings were found in a northside neighborhood after gunshots were heard Thursday afternoon.

Police say multiple called to report hearing the shots on Northridge Terrace off of Northport Dr. at about 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

When they got to the scene, officers found the shell casings but did not find any property damage. No injuries were reported.

Police say their investigation is ongoing and did not have any additional information about who may have fired the gunshots.

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A report released by Madison Police last month found shots fired calls in the city were down 43 percent from July 1 through September 30 compared to the same time period last year. MPD will release statistics on the final quarter of 2022 early next year.