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Police: 8 injured in Wisconsin mall shooting; suspect sought

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WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — Police in Wisconsin say that eight people were injured in a shooting Friday at a suburban Milwaukee mall and that they are still seeking the suspect.

Wauwatosa Police Chief Barry Weber gave no motive for the attack at Mayfair Mall in a brief update about three hours after the 2:50 p.m. attack. He said the extent of injuries to the eight — seven adults and one teenager — was unknown, but all were alive.

He said the shooter was “no longer at the scene.” Weber said based on statements from the wounded, police were seeking a white man in his 20s or 30s and were working to identify the man. He called the mall an active crime scene and asked people to continue to stay away.


WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — A police dispatcher says officers were responding Friday to “a very active situation” at a suburban Milwaukee mall and local media reports several people could be seen being taken away from the building on stretchers.

The dispatcher said she could not immediately provide further details about the reported incident at Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa. Witnesses told WISN-TV that they heard what they believed were eight to 12 shots.

WISN-TV reported they had seen five people taken away from the mall on stretchers, at least two of whom were sitting upright and appeared to be conscious.


WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) -- A police dispatcher says officers are responding to "a very active situation" at a suburban Milwaukee mall.

The dispatcher said she could not immediately provide further details about the Friday afternoon incident at Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa.

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