MADISON (WKOW) -- A Madison man is in police custody after accidentally firing a shot inside of his apartment.
According to the Madison Police Department, 21-year-old Joseph Ross was handling a 9mm handgun when it discharged unintentionally.
The bullet entered a nearby apartment which was occupied by adults and several children. No one was injured.
When police arrived at the 100 block of Kennedy Heights they noticed Ross was under influence of alcohol. He was arrested on tentative charges of 2nd degree recklessly endangering safety.
Authorities say the handgun was originally concealed at a location within the apartment complex, but was found by officers and investigators at the scene.
MADISON (WKOW) -- Police are investigating after a woman reported a bullet went through the wall of her apartment.
Officers were called to 122 Kennedy Heights around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Police say a woman told them she heard a loud noise and the bullet went through her wall, all while children were present.
Police say it appears the shot was fired from the adjacent apartment at 125 Kennedy Heights.
Nearby residences were evacuated and SWAT personnel went into 125 Kennedy Heights. No one was inside, but officers did find a bullet casing.
Police say the investigation is ongoing.
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