Wisconsin police investigate report of active shooter

19 September, 2018, 22:10 | Author: Clarence Schmidt
  • DEVELOPING: Police Respond to Active Shooter in Middleton, Wisconsin

WISC's Keely Arthur reports that there are "at least 50 cop cars" on scene.

Middleton, a suburb of the state capital Madison, is a city of about 17,000 residents.

Madison College, which is nearby, sent out a tweet asking people to find shelter.

Officials say the suspect in a Wisconsin workplace shooting that injured four people has died after being shot by police.

The Dane County dispatch center said shots were fired Wednesday morning at a building that houses Esker Software and WTS Paradigm in Middleton. She didn't have any other information.

Police in Wisconsin are now responding to a shooting at an commercial building, WISC-TV reports.


The Greenway Station shopping center next door to the office building is on lockdown.

A large number of emergency services, including a SWAT team and multiple ambulances, responded to the shooting. There are 34 stores and restaurants in the center that were temporarily closed, Kautzky said.

So far, an "active shooter situation" has been confirmed by the Dane County Sheriff's Department.

Middleton is about 90 miles (145 kilometers) west of Milwaukee.

NBC 15 spoke to employees who work at a building next door who said they saw employees running from the neighboring building.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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