Suspects in Custody After Shots Fired Near UW Madison
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MADISON -- A scare on the UW Madison campus is over tonight.. after police take two men into custody following reports of shots fired near campus.
It all started around 7 p.m. when the suspects robbed a students of his backpack, keys, and wallet. The victim's friends then chased the the suspects toward campus. During the chase, one of the men fired a single gunshot. Police say they don't know if the shot was aimed at a person or just into the air.
The university did tell students and nearby residents to stay indoors. About two hours later, that alert was lifted when police took a 17- and 18-year-old into custody.