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BREAKING: Shooting at Oneida Casino near Green Bay

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The Green Bay Police Department confirmed late Saturday that a suspect had been taken into custody. "And then there is one other victim that is seriously wounded and, to our understanding, has been flown to Froedtert (Hospital) or somewhere down in Milwaukee".

Investigators believe the suspect had a "personal relationship" with an employee at the Duck Creek restaurant inside the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, which is attached to the Oneida Casino near Green Bay, Wisconsin, Pawlak said.

An active shooter situation was reported at the Oneida Casino near Green Bay, Wisconsin.

The Wisconsin Department of Justice's Division of Criminal Investigation is taking over the investigation, according to Oneida Nation officials.

A news conference is expected Sunday morning with further details.

The lone suspect, identified as 62-year-old Bruce Pofahl, was shot and killed by police outside of the complex, near a parking structure, and pronounced dead at the scene, Delain said.

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National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) Chairman Ernie Stevens, Jr. lives five minutes from the resort and was on his way to dinner with his wife at the restaurant where the shooting began.

Multiple emergency and law enforcement agencies are at the scene, including the Appleton Police Department, the Kaukauna Fire Department, and Wisconsin State Patrol. "Our hearts are broken for the families of the victims and this community and we are doing everything we can to support them during this hard time".

The Oneida Casino is operated by the Oneida Nation. Our hearts, thoughts, and support go out to the Oneida Nation, the Ashwaubenon and Green Bay communities, and all those affected by this tragedy, ' Mr Evers said.

"At first, we didn't really know what to expect".

The casino warned of an "active shooter situation" in a Tweet posted at 9:18pm and told people to stay away from the area.

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