Madison squad car very close shot

Madison police said they believe a car-to-car shooting on the Far East Side Monday night was a targeted act related to an earlier gun call.

No injuries were reported in the incident shortly before 8 p.m. Monday on International Lane at Anderson Street, according to a police news release.

A 20-year-old Sun Prairie woman told police she was riding with a male friend and his young child when someone in a white car began shooting at them. She said there were three gunshots and believed that one bullet put a hole in a tire of the car she was riding in.

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The driver did not wish to provide officers with detailed information, the release states.

Detectives believe this was a targeted act of gun violence and likely connected to an earlier gun call. In that case, a witness reported seeing someone in a car pointing a handgun at a man who was standing on Packers Avenue near International Lane about 8:15 a.m. Monday, police said.

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