MILTON — A suspect was taken into custody early Thursday morning in Milton after multiple agencies responded to a shots-fired incident.

According to a news release from the Rock County Sheriff’s office, at 7:36 p.m., on March 13, 2024, patrol personnel responded from the City of Milton Police Department, Janesville Police Department, Rock County Sheriff’s Office, Town of Fulton Police Department, and Wisconsin State Patrol to a shots fired call at 33 Northside Dr., Milton.

The responding officers established a perimeter and started evacuating the other units within the apartment building.

Initial reports indicated another individual was unaccounted for and potentially with the suspect.

The City of Milton Police Department requested the Rock County Sheriff’s Office Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team who arrived on scene and assumed command of the incident.

The Rock County Sheriff’s Office Hostage Negotiations Team responded and attempted contact with the suspect. The Rock County Sheriff’s Office obtained a search warrant for the suspect’s apartment.

At 11:50 p.m., Rock County Sheriff’s Office personnel located the other individual safe in a separate unit.

All attempts to contact the suspect went unanswered. The Rock County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team entered the apartment and did not locate the suspect within.

The Rock County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team searched a storage area within the building and located the suspect.

At 1:11 a.m., the suspect was taken into custody without incident. There is no threat to the public. The investigation is ongoing.

In addition to the above, the City of Beloit Police Department supplied the Rock County Bearcat with a driver and a Tactical Operations Unit operator and their Incident Command Trailer.