Washington D.C. [USA]: At least three persons were injured after a gunman went berserk at a software office in the Wisconsin town. The shooter, a co-worker at the firm, was severely injured when police exchanged gunshots at him. The shooter succumbed to his injuries at a hospital, said Middleton Police spokesperson Keith Cleasby.
The shooting began at about 10:30 a.m on Wednesday. A report by CNN states that the motive of the shooting is unclear. The building where the shooting took place has been secured. No other suspects have been involved in the case, confirmed Middleton Police, Chief Charles Foulke. The police also informed that the persons injured in the firing had been admitted to a local hospital for medical treatment.
About 50 police cars and officials from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) initially arrived at the shooting spot in the 1800 block of Deming Way, reported CNN.
Reacting to the incident, Middleton Mayor Gurdip Brar said, “My heart goes out to the people involved in the shooting. You never would think this type of thing would happen in your city. Really, so sad that this happened here.”
This is the second such shooting incident reported on Wednesday. Earlier, a person was killed and four others injured in a shooting incident at a magistrate’s office building in Pennsylvania, officials said. Authorities said that one person was reportedly killed in the attack. However, it is unclear whether a shooter was among those shot.
(With inputs from ANI)