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Shots fired, but no injuries reported near UW-Madison campus


MADISON, Wisconsin (WKOW) - Three suspects are in custody this morning (03/06) after shots were fired near the UW-Madison last night (03/05).  

According to the UW police department reports of shots being fired came in around 9:30 P.M. Wisc-Alerts were sent to the campus community closer to 10 P.M. advising of the situation and describing the suspects. 

The university police chief says a motive for the shooting is still unclear.

Chief Susan Riseling, UW-Madison Police says, "We're not sure what these individuals were doing [near campus]. They don't appear to have an university affiliation whatsoever."

Thankfully, no injuries were reported. Further information is expected to be released later today (03/06).

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