Man Suffers Gunshot Wounds

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TOWN OF MIDDLETON–At approximately 11:24 p.m. on Nov. 9, Dane County Deputies and City of Madison Officers responded to the Quality Inn located at 6900 Seybold Rd., in the Town of Middleton, for a gunshot wound victim.

A 30-year-old male sustained gunshot wounds to his right thigh and left forearm. The victim was able to run into the lobby for help. A responding deputy applied a tourniquet to stop the bleeding. The victim was transported to a local hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The next evening at 5:17 p.m., Dane County Sheriff’s detectives, with the assistance of Madison Police, executed a search warrant at 26 Park Heights Ct. in the City of Madison. Deonta A. Gaines, age 24, of Madison, was taken into custody and is believed to be the shooter in lthe incident,

Gaines was booked into the Dane County Jail on tentative charges of 1st Degree Attempted Homicide and 1st Degree Reckless Injury. Additional charges may be pending. 

Gaines and the victim are known to each other. The 30-year-old male victim was released from a local hospital and is recovering from his injuries.

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