Madison Police Officer Involved Critical Incident

Oct 10 2021

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is investigating an officer involved critical incident in Madison, Wis. that occurred in the early morning of Sunday, October 10, 2021.


At approximately 12:37 a.m., Madison police attempted to apprehend a wanted subject in the 500 block of State Street in Madison, Wis. The subject ran from police. During the arrest a round was fired and an officer was struck. That police officer was taken to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Another officer sustained minor injuries during the arrest.


Police took the wanted subject into custody, without injury. The subject was in possession of a handgun.


No other individuals were injured during the incident.  


DCI is leading this investigation and are assisted by the Wisconsin State Crime Lab and Wisconsin State Patrol. All involved law enforcement are fully cooperating with DCI during this investigation.


DCI is continuing to review evidence and determine the facts of this incident and will turn over investigative reports to the Dane County District Attorney when the investigation concludes.


The investigation is ongoing and no further information is currently available.


Please direct all media inquiries to Wisconsin DOJ.