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Update: 2 men arrested after shooting, crash on East Side, Madison police say

February 3, 2018 GMT

Two people were arrested after being released from the hospital in connection to a shooting and crash early Saturday morning on the East Side, Madison police reported.

Police said in a news release that they were called to the 2500 block of Coolidge Street shortly before 12:15 a.m. on a report of shots fired and multiple motor vehicles involved in a crash.

Warren Williams, 28, arrived at a local hospital with head injuries consistent with a crash and a bullet graze wound to the head, Lt. Jason Ostrenga said.

After medical clearance, police arrested Williams for tentative felony charges of recklessly endangering safety, possession of stolen property, reckless driving resulting in injury and bail jumping.

Two other men, who Ostrenga said were in the same vehicle as Williams at the time of the crash, were found at the scene with injuries.

John Leuexay, 25, was treated at a local hospital for facial injuries then arrested for an outstanding warrant following medical clearance.

Ostrenga said at about 10:30 a.m. that the third man, also 24 years old, would be released from the hospital shortly and was not arrested on any charges.

Four vehicles and a house were damaged as a result of the crash, Ostrenga said, although it is unclear whether the other vehicles were involved with the gunfire.

A stolen handgun was located in one of the cars at the scene of the crash, Police Chief Mike Koval said in his blog.

One home was struck by a bullet that Koval said narrowly missed a person inside sleeping.

Motivation for the gunfire is currently unknown since the people involved have not cooperated with the investigation.

State Journal reporter Jeff Richgels contributed to this report.