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UPDATE: 2 killed in Oneida Casino shooting, suspect also killed by police

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Police respond to active shooter situation at Oneida Casino

UPDATE (WKOW) -- Brown County Sheriff's Officials say two people were killed and one was seriously hurt in a shooting at a Green Bay-area casino Saturday night.

WBAY-TV is reporting police shot and killed the suspected shooter as well.

Sheriff's officials updated the media at a press conference just after midnight. They believe the shooting was targeted.

Gov. Tony Evers (D-WI) released a statement Saturday night shortly before the update from law enforcement:

“Kathy and I were devastated to hear about the shooting at the Oneida Casino complex tonight. Our hearts, thoughts, and support go out to the Oneida Nation, the Ashwaubenon and Green Bay communities, and all those affected by this tragedy. While we are waiting for more information, we hope and pray those who were injured will recover and are grateful for the first responders who quickly responded to the situation.”

Gov. Tony Evers (D-WI)

UPDATE (WKOW) -- WBAY-TV is reporting a suspect is now in custody following an active shooter incident at Oneida Casino in Ashwaubenon, and there is no further danger according to the public.

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul tweeted Saturday night that the scene was contained.

Authorities have still not released information about how many people were shot in the incident.


ONEIDA (WKOW) -- Law enforcement authorities are surrounding a casino in northeastern Wisconsin Saturday night, according to WBAY-TV.

Officials with Oneida Nation say there is an active shooter situation going on at the Oneida Casino.

The Associated Press is reporting a spokesperson for the casino said an undetermined number of people have been shot, but did not know how many or how they were doing right now.

Community members are asked to not go near the Main Casino on Highway 172 near the Austin Straubel Airport.

State transportation officials say all lanes of WIS 172 are closed between South Point Road and Packerland Drive.

Stay with WKOW for the latest on this developing story.