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UW offers support following downtown shooting

June 9, 2024

Posted: 9:25 a.m. Sunday, June 9

At approximately 12:45 a.m. on Sunday, June 9, multiple people were injured during a shooting at a party at the Lux apartment building, 433 W. Johnson, according to Madison Police. None are believed to have life-threatening injuries.

None of those injured or involved are known to be affiliated with UW–Madison, according to UWPD. UW–Madison is not currently in session.

The University of Wisconsin–Madison is offering sympathy and concern for those injured, along with resources and support to UW students who may have been impacted. Students or others affiliated with campus may have been present in the building or witnessed the scene.

Information about the suspects in the incident is not yet available and no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information, photos or videos from the incident is asked to contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014 or online at Information may be shared anonymously and could be eligible for a monetary award if an arrest is made.

UW leaders are also expressing their appreciation to first responders from Madison Police, Madison Fire and UWPD, all of whom responded to the scene. Multiple Off Campus Alerts about the incident were sent overnight through the BadgerSafe app.

If you need support:

  • Counseling or crisis support as a result of this incident or any other situation may be obtained by calling University Health Services at (608) 265-5600.
  • If you need immediate assistance, please call the UHS Crisis Line at (608) 265-5600, option 9. For more information, visit
  • Students may also contact the Office of Student Assistance and Support (formerly, the Dean of Students Office.)
  • Staff and faculty who would like to talk to someone in response to this or any other situation may contact the Employee Assistance Office at (608) 263-2987 or visit
  • UWPD encourages all students and employees to contact them immediately by calling 911 if they experience safety concerns on campus. For non-emergencies, UWPD can be reached at (608) 264-COPS or through the BadgerSAFE app. Addition resources for safety and security are available.