Kenosha, Wisconsin – Police in Wisconsin on Monday stitched together what happened after three people died early Sunday and the other three were injured. Shooting in a busy tavern..
According to the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Office, an interested person was arrested on Sunday and was expected to be charged with one intentional murder after an investigation involving about 100 police officers.
Authorities initially stated that there could be multiple shooters, but later Said in a statement, “At this time, there is no threat to the community.”
According to the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Office, the three killed and all three injured were men. The agency said another “potential victim of an unknown shooting”.
The shooting took place early Sunday at the Summers House tavern in Kenosha, a bar popular with students at nearby Carthage University.
Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said at a news conference in the morning that the alleged shooter was a patron who “did not cooperate with management” at the tavern. He said the man left the bar and after a while returned at around 12:45 am and began shooting.
Shots rang inside and outside the tavern. Beth targeted them, saying the suspect “knew who the victims were.”
Police have not identified any victims or persons arrested.
Students at Carthage University were in the bar at the time of the shooting, but none of the victims were believed to be students, the school said in a statement. The school locked down overnight.
According to Beth, one of the dead victims got into a car after being shot and was expelled from the scene by bystanders. The driver flagged the policeman along the way, who took him to the hospital. The person died before arriving.
Beth said the bar was “very busy” at the time of the shoot, but didn’t know how many were there.
Videos shot by bystanders and posted on social media after shooting show a chaotic scene. Paramedics were injured and took at least two people out of the tavern, while another victim was receiving CPR just outside the front door.
The rampage was the latest in several shooting attacks across the country. Austin, Texas, three dead on Sunday And one Eight people died last week at a FedEx warehouse in Indianapolis.. The genocide has killed more than four Americans each week for the past six weeks, killing dozens and injuring a few more.
Kenosha’s shooting affected the suspect’s investigation. The policeman combed the neighborhood yard with a flashlight and asked a nearby agency for a drone.
Neighbor Peter Proski, 44, who lives across the street, said the doorbell camera shot a video called a “shootout” between the two groups. He said people got into the car and ran the car immediately.
Proski heard several gunshots from home. He looked out the window and saw “cars taking off in all directions and people running in all directions.”
Then he saw a dozen or more squad cars arriving. Police officers were walking from house to house, “searching for all property” of the suspect, Proski said.
According to the Marshals Service, investigators conducted interviews, gathered evidence from “several” crime scenes, and collected surveillance videos from “a vast neighborhood canvas.” Ploskee said police took footage from a doorbell camera.
In response to the shooting, Governor Tony Evers said in a statement that he was “painful” for Kenosha. He thanked the first responder working on the case and “hopes and prays” for the injured to recover.
“We believe that affected families, loved ones, and the entire Kenosha community are saddened and tackling yet another tragic event of gun violence,” Evers said. It was.
Kenosha was a scene of anxiety last summer After a police officer shot Jacob Blake, who was left paralyzed. Police officers who shot Blake from behind in August will return to their normal duties and will not be subject to criminal accusations or administrative sanctions.
A teenager in Illinois was accused of shooting and killing two people during a protest caused by Blake’s shooting. Kyle Rittenhaus in Antioch has been charged with attempted murder and attempted murder.
Contributions: Elinor Aspegren and John Bacon, USA TODAY; Bruce Viermetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; Associated Press
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