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Madison Mass Shooting Update: 12 Injured, Police Speculate More than 1 Suspect 

A mass shooting that occurred in Madison on Sunday morning left numerous people injured.

However, until now, the person of interest or the suspect has not been identified by the Madison Police, reported WMTV.

On Monday morning, Shon Barnes, the police chief of the Madison Police Department, revealed that a total of 12 people got injuries in the shooting incident. The incident occurred at The Lux apartments on Sunday before 1 a.m. 

The police chief said that ten people were grazed by bullets.

One person got a shoulder injury, while, another got injuries due to broken glass. 

On West Johnson Street, around 250 people were together in a gathering. Madison Police Department tagged the gathering as a “sneak bash.” It was moreover characterized as an “unauthorized party held in a private space.”

Satya Rhodes-Conway, the Madison mayor, on Monday joined Chief Barnes and said that it’s high time people need to restrict access to guns and should also stop normalizing its usage. 

Furthermore, she added,

“As a community, we must refuse to become complacent to any loss of life or injury that is needlessly inflicted on our city.”

What Happened?

On Sunday morning, a huge party took place on a rooftop, and the police got the initial call for the same. However, when the officers arrived at the scene, they witnessed shooting taking place at the scene.

As per CNN, the officer who reached the scene first witnessed around dozens of people leaving the building in a hurry. 

Chief Barnes added,

“Madison police officers bravely ran up 12 flights of stairs to reach the rooftop, unaware of what they may encounter.” She added, “They found some people in various stages of distress, and some were even hiding in a maintenance closet in an attempt to find safety.”

Madison Police Department also said that there is a possibility of the existence of more than one suspect on the scene as around 10 shell casings were discovered on the scene. 

Chief Barnes further stated, “At this time, we will not be publicly identifying a suspect or person of interest as we do not want to jeopardize any leads in this case.”

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