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Shooting Occurs at Madison Gas Station; Car Ended Up Crashing into Hotel

A shooting at a gas station in Madison ended with a car striking a Comfort Inn and Suites Hotel where the driver was pronounced dead.

According to Madison Police, two men were seated in a car at the Mobil gas station, 3019 E. Washington Ave., when a gunman approached on foot.

The shooter fired multiple rounds into the vehicle.

According to police, several bullets struck the driver.

The wounded man accelerated out of the lot at a high rate of speed and crashed into Comfort Inn & Suites.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The passenger suffered non life-threatening injuries in the crash.

He was not shot, and was taken to a hospital.

Madison Police Department’s Violent Crime Unit is leading the investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 266-6014. Callers can remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward.

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