Person shot near Dane Co. Jail in downtown Madison Wednesday; police investigating

MADISON, Wis. — Police are investigating a shooting outside the Dane County Jail in Madison Wednesday evening, the Madison Police Department confirmed.

A Dane County dispatcher said officers responded to the 200 block of South Carroll Street around 5 pm

Madison Police Department spokesperson Stephanie Fryer said multiple rounds were fired and one person was shot outside the jail and across the street from the City-County Building. The victim was taken to a hospital in an ambulance; their condition was not immediately available.

Witnesses told News 3 Now they saw a man on a stretcher getting chest compressions and a woman screaming for someone to save him. A woman was also seen being taken behind the police tape saying her brother had been shot.

Multiple evidence markers could be seen in the area of ​​the shooting as police continued to process the scene just after 6 pm

No arrests have been made, Fryer said.

Police Chief Shon Barnes is expected to speak to reporters around 7:15 pm

This story is developing; stay with News 3 Now and Channel 3000 for updates.

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