GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Authorities in Wisconsin say a gunman killed two individuals at a Inexperienced Bay on line casino Saturday night time and critically wounded a 3rd earlier than he was shot and killed by police.
Brown County Sheriff’s Lt. Kevin Pawlak stated investigators consider the gunman was concentrating on a selected particular person he was offended at, however the particular person wasn’t on the Oneida On line casino on the time. The gunman “determined to nonetheless shoot a few of the sufferer’s co-workers or pals, it seems,” Pawlak stated.
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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Patrons fled a Wisconsin on line casino after gunshots broke out Saturday night, with one witness saying at the very least two individuals had been shot.
The assault occurred round 7:30 p.m. on the Oneida On line casino, operated by the Oneida Nation on the western aspect of Inexperienced Bay. Tribe spokeswoman Bobbi Webster stated “people” had been shot, however she did not have data on what number of or their circumstances.
Legal professional Normal Josh Kaul tweeted shortly earlier than 10 p.m. that the scene “is contained. There isn’t any longer a risk to the group.” He gave no different particulars and an company spokeswoman did not instantly reply to a message.
Inexperienced Bay police and the Brown County Sheriff’s Workplace informed The Related Press they’d no particulars on the on line casino incident.
Jawad Yatim, a witness, stated at the very least two individuals had been shot.
“I do know for certain two, as a result of it occurred proper subsequent to us, actually proper subsequent to us,” Yatim stated. “However he was capturing fairly aggressively within the constructing, so I would not doubt him hitting different individuals.”
Yatim stated the capturing started in a on line casino restaurant.
“We bought the hell out of there, thank God we’re OK, however clearly we want the very best for everyone who’s been shot,” he stated.
Webster stated the on line casino is related to a big lodge and convention middle, the Radisson, additionally owned by the Oneida Nation.
Gambler Max Westphal stated he was standing outdoors after being evacuated for what he thought was a minor situation.
“Unexpectedly we hear an enormous flurry of gunshots — 20 to 30 gunshots for certain,” Westphal informed WBAY-TV. “We took off operating in the direction of the freeway … There needed to have been 50 cop vehicles that got here by on the freeway. It was truthfully insane.”
Gov. Tony Evers issued an announcement late Saturday saying he was “devastated” to listen to concerning the capturing, however gave no particulars.
“Whereas we’re ready for extra data, we hope and pray those that had been injured will get well and are grateful for the primary responders who shortly responded to the scenario.”
The Oneida tribe’s reservation lies on the west aspect of the Inexperienced Bay space.