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Incident Report for Case #2019-330252

Incident Type

Weapons Violation

Incident Date

08/14/2019 - 2:33 PM

Address

200 block State St.

Arrested

Francis K. Kimani, age 44, Middleton, WI
Kimani was arrested for injury by negligent use of a weapon.

Victim(s)

Female, age 41, Taunton, MA

Update

At this point the investigation has led MPD to determine that the shooting was accidental in nature.  The female victim is in stable condiction.  The male that was detained initially has been arrested.  He has been identified as Francis K Kimani and is tentatively being charged with injury by negligent handling of a dangerous weapon.

Last updated 08/15/2019 at 9:25 AM by PIO Joel Despain

Details

A woman in her 40's suffered a gunshot wound to the upper torso this afternoon after getting into an SUV that had stopped to pick her up in the 200 block of State St. The driver, a man in his 40's, is known to the victim. He is currently detained and being questioned by detectives from the MPD's Violent Crime Unit. The woman suffered a serious injury, but was alert and talking at the scene. At this time it is not known whether the shooting was intentional or accidental. A handgun has been recovered. There is no ongoing threat to the community.
 

Released 08/14/2019 at 4:09 PM by PIO Joel Despain

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