Incident: Homicide Investigation
Date: March 21, 2023
Location: 3012 Parmenter Street – MSI Auto Sales
Media Release Update:
On Monday, March 20, 2023 at 1:36 PM, the Middleton Police Department was dispatched to a disturbance call at MSI Auto Sales at 3012 Parmenter Street. Upon arrival, officers discovered that an adult male had sustained a gunshot wound during the altercation. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. This is now considered a homicide investigation.
The female suspect was known to the business and is a former customer. An altercation began due to a dispute over a previous vehicle purchase and the victim is an employee at MSI Auto Sales. The suspect was identified as Jakira T. Anderson, 23, of Fitchburg. Anderson was located shortly before 3:30 PM and was arrested by the Madison Police Department without incident. Anderson has been booked into the Dane County Jail on a tentative charge of first-degree intentional homicide.
We would like to thank our partners at the Fitchburg Police Department for their assistance during the early stages of the investigation, as well as the Madison Police Department for helping us quickly locate and arrest the suspect and provide other resources.
This investigation is still ongoing and witnesses are encouraged to contact the Middleton Police Department at (608)824-7300, Madison Area Crime Stoppers at (608)266-6014, or on the web at P3Tips.com.
Captain Travis Kakuske
Middleton Police Department
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