Stoughton police squad tight crop

A man was hospitalized after being shot multiple times in a targeted shooting at a Stoughton bar early Saturday, police reported.

Stoughton police received several calls of shots being fired at Shakers Saloon, 111 Chalet Drive, shortly after 2 a.m., Sgt. Patrick Frisch said in a statement.

Responding officers located several shell casings in the bar’s parking lot and a short time later Stoughton police were notified that a victim of the shooting was at Edgerton Hospital, Frisch said.

The 26-year-old man was taken to a Madison hospital by MedFlight, Frisch said about 8 a.m. Saturday.

Frisch said in an interview the victim was in stable condition by the afternoon.

The shooting appears to be targeted, Frisch said.

Several cars were seen leaving the bar when police were responding to the shooting, which happened in the parking lot, he said.

Frisch said no one is in custody, and the investigation is ongoing.

Finding of no evidence in reported hate crime, crash into church top recent crime news in Madison area

Source Article