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A 30-year-old man was arrested early Friday morning after Madison police officers heard a gunshot Downtown near the UW-Madison campus.

Tony D. Smith, of Madison was arrested on suspicion of first-degree reckless endangerment, damage to property, operating with a revoked license, reckless driving and hit and run, said Madison Police Department spokesman Joel DeSpain. 

Police officers near the intersection of Francis Street and State Street heard a gunshot at about 1:30 a.m. Friday and saw a vehicle quickly exit the State Street Campus Garage, 415 N. Lake St., said Madison Police Lt. Daniel Nale. 

DeSpain said a security guard saw Smith speaking with three people, and as they walked away, he allegedly shot at the group. 

Smith then allegedly sped out of the garage, striking a garage stopping arm and nearly hitting a pedestrian. 

A shell casing was found at the scene of the shooting, DeSpain said. 

Police arrested Smith on the 1600 block of Fordem Ave., he said. 

Chris Aadland is a reporting intern for the Wisconsin State Journal.

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