2 shot during Madison disturbance

Police said 7-9 people involved in altercation

Madison police say two people were shot and taken to area hospitals following a disturbance late Wednesday night on the east side.

A fight involved 7 to 9 people on the city’s east side late Wednesday night led to two people being taken to area hospitals with gunshot wounds, according to a release from Madison police.

The incident happened in the 3000 block of Worthington Avenue around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

According to police, officers were sent to the location for a report of a physical fight in progress before the shots were fired.

When they arrived, officers found two people with gunshot wounds. A 20-year-old man was struck in the arm and an 18-year-old woman suffered a graze to the head. Both were treated at hospitals.

Police are looking for a man described as black, 20 years old, 6 feet tall and heavy set.