Two killed in shooting at Wisconsin casino; gunman slain

Two killed in shooting at Wisconsin casino; gunman slain

A gunman killed two people and seriously wounded another at a casino in the northern USA state of Wisconsin on Saturday night before being shot dead by police, authorities said.

Instead, the suspect opened fire on two of the target's coworkers, killing them, Pawlak said, and officers fatally shot the suspect outside the hotel connected to the Oneida Casino.

As we remind readers in all of these situations, early reports about casualties and the shooter involved are frequently incorrect.

Fox 11 reported dozens of police cars had raced to the casino in Ashwaubenon, across Highway 172 from Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport.

Police cleared rooms in the hotel, just to be safe, after the gunfire broke out, Danforth said, adding: "Crowd control is an issue for us because people are trying to see what's happening".

Law enforcement have not provided official details regarding how many people may be injured by this shooting or if a suspect has been taken into custody.

Gambler Max Westphal said he was standing outside after being evacuated for what he thought was a minor issue.

Videos shared to social media appear to show a chaotic scene of police surrounding the casino and people rushing out of the building.

All available medics were dispatched from local counties Shawno, Outagamie and Kewaunee.

Attorney General Josh Kaul tweeted shortly before 10 p.m. that the scene was "contained".

The Oneida Casino is operated by the Oneida Nation.

"Kathy and I were devastated to hear about the shooting at the Oneida Casino complex tonight".

Kevin Pawlak said investigators believe the gunman was targeting a specific person he was angry at, but the person wasn't at the Oneida Casino at the time.

The Oneida tribe's reservation lies on the west side of the Green Bay area. Oneida Nation spokesperson Bobbi Webster told the Associated Press that she did not have information on the conditions of those who were shot.

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