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02 Dec 2019 | 01:29 PM UTC

US: Shooting incident reported at school in Waukesha (Wisconsin state) December 2

No casualties following shooting incident at school in Waukesha (Wisconsin state) December 2; suspect in custody

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Event

Police responded to reports of a shooting at Waukesha South High School in Waukesha (Wisconsin state) around 11:00 (local time) on Monday, December 2. According to initial police reports, one student is in custody after exchanging gunfire with a school resource officer. No casualties were immediately reported. Investigations into the incident are ongoing.

A heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions are to be anticipated in the affected area over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in Waukesha are advised to monitor developments, avoid the affected area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.