Law enforcement are responding to a shooting at Oneida Casino Saturday evening, which is near Green Bay-Austin Straubel International Airport. "It was targeting a specific victim who was not there, but he chose to still shoot some of the victims' friends or co-workers it appears", said Lt. Kevin Pawlak with the sheriff's office at a press conference.
The intended target was an employee who was not there at the time but the gunman chose to shoot some of their friends or acquaintances, he said.
Pawlak said police then shot the suspect outside the Radisson Hotel near the casino, killing him. Two workers were killed with a third victim taken to Milwaukee.More news: Women Make History As Nancy Pelosi, Kamala Harris Flank Biden For Speech
Police said during a press conference that they shot the suspect and the attack appeared to be targeted event.
The scene of the crime was in the area of the Oneida Casino, connected to the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center.
The Wisconsin Department of Justice's Division of Criminal Investigation is taking over the investigation, according to Oneida Nation officials.More news: Stressing diplomacy, Biden says not seeking conflict with China, Russia
Authorities stated that the suspect entered the building on the south side between the casino and restaurant before walking to the restaurant, and going directly to the waiter's station in the back of the restaurant.
Bobbi Webster, Oneida Nation public relations director, said her understanding was that somebody was shot, but she didn't know how many and couldn't immediately provide further details.
CNN has reached out to the area fire department, police, sheriff's office and nearby hospitals for more information.More news: Don't fall prey to misinformation on Covid: PM
"Whether or not they all worked there, we're still working on", he said. Our hearts, thoughts, and support go out to the Oneida Nation, the Ashwaubenon and Green Bay communities, and all those affected by this tragedy, ' Mr Evers said. "There was an active shooter at our Hotel and Casino tonight". We salute the fearless first responders on the scene for their heroic efforts.