Two arrested after reports of gunshots, police chase that ended in corn field

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. — Two people have been arrested in Sun Prairie after a police chase that started with multiple reports of gunshots Wednesday night, authorities said overnight.

The Sun Prairie Police Department says it first received the reports of gunshots shortly after 8 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Park Circle and West Main Street.

The department says officers started to chase a vehicle that was seen leaving the area shortly after the gunshots, with police chasing the car into the Village of Windsor, where it drove into a corn field near Windsor Road and Portage Road. Two people got out of the car and tried to run away, but were found and arrested.

Police say their investigation into the incident is in the “very early stages” and they did not provide any additional information about the incident.

Several area law enforcement agencies, including the Dane County Sheriff’s Office, Wisconsin State Patrol, Madison Police Department, Monona Police Department, McFarland Police Department, Verona Police Department, DeForest Police Department and Sun Prairie Fire Department helped with the chase and the arrest.