5 folks have been killed in a capturing on the Molson Coors Brewing Firm campus in Milwaukee, Wisconsin state, native officers say.
They are saying the gunman died from “self-inflicted wounds”. The attacker was recognized as a 51-year-old Milwaukee resident. His motives had been unclear.
The capturing occurred within the early afternoon whereas lots of of staff had been nonetheless at work.
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett stated it was a “tragic day for the town”.
Talking at a information briefing shortly after Wednesday’s capturing, he described it as a “horrific act”.
In the meantime, Milwaukee police chief Alfonso Morales stated that the 5 victims had been all staff of the brewing firm.
He praised the best way the town’s police, FBI officers and firefighters responded to the assault.
Because the incident unfolded, close by colleges and companies had been locked down, native media report.
Talking on the White Home in Washington, President Donald Trump supplied his “deepest condolences to the victims and households in Milwaukee”.
He described the gunman as a “depraved assassin”.
Wisconsin congressman Mike Gallagher condemned the assault on Twitter, saying: “There isn’t any place for these sorts of hateful and disgusting acts in our society.”
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The information out of Milwaukee is devastating, and my coronary heart goes out to the victims, their households, and all these at Molson Coors. There’s no place for these sorts of hateful and disgusting acts in our society.
— Rep. Mike Gallagher (@RepGallagher) February 26, 2020
Molson Coors owns the Coors and Miller beer manufacturers.
The corporate is but to publicly touch upon the capturing.