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26 Feb 2020 | 06:30 PM UTC

US: Multiple fatalities reported in Milwaukee (Wisconsin state) shooting February 26 /update 1

Officials confirm multiple people were killed during a shooting in Milwaukee (Wisconsin state), including the suspected assailant, on February 26; an investigation is ongoing

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Event

The Mayor of Milwaukee (Wisconsin state) Tom Barrett confirmed that multiple people were killed in a shooting at the MillerCoors facility on the afternoon (local time) of Wednesday, February 25. According to officials, the suspected shooter is also dead and there are no immediate threats; however, Milwaukee police stated that the scene is still active as of 05:00 (local time). An investigation into the incident is ongoing and further information is expected to be released over the coming hours.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation and business disruptions are anticipated in the vicinity of the shooting.

Advice

Individuals in the area are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the area of the incident, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.