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Shooting inside WORT radio station leaves man injured, Madison police say

A man suffered non-life threatening injuries after a masked shooter opened fire inside the WORT radio station early Sunday morning.

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Madison police are searching for a suspect after a shooting occurred at a local radio station early Sunday morning.

According to WORT’s Facebook page, a man wearing a hood and mask entered the station around 3 a.m. and fired five shots at three DJs in the broadcast studio. One DJ was hit and taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The station went off the air for over six hours while police investigated but returned to the air shortly after 9:30 Sunday morning.

Police do not believe the incident to be random and say that there is no risk to the public. They have not yet identified a suspect.

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