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Homes hit by gunfire on North, South sides, Madison police say

December 5, 2018

Two homes in Madison were hit by gunfire Tuesday night, one on the North Side and one on the South Side, with nobody reported injured.

The first incident was reported at about 7:45 p.m. in the 2000 block of Baird Street, and the second reported at about 8:30 p.m. in the 1800 block of Fordem Avenue, Madison police said.

An 18-year-old female was home at the time of the Baird Street shooting.

“Gunshots entered the residence,” said Lt. Daniel Nale. “No injuries were reported, but evidence was found that confirmed rounds were fired into the residence.”

In the Fordem Avenue shooting, a 49-year-old woman returned home and found the patio door on her home had been shattered.

“The door had been damaged by a gunshot,” Nale said. “Evidence was found at the scene that confirmed it.”

No suspects have been identified in either shooting, and police did not say if the two incidents were related.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers, 266-6014.

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