Eight people were injured in a shooting which occurred on Friday afternoon near Milwaukee, in the US state of Wisconsin. The severity of his injuries is not yet known.
The shooting took place inside a supermarket in the city of Wauwatosa, a suburb of Milwaukee. More than 40 police vehicles were dispatched to the scene., as well as ambulances in which several injured were transferred.
“When help arrived, the gunman was no longer at the scene,” Wauwatosa police said in a statement. emphasizing that the danger was not over and calling on the population to stay away from the scene of the shooting.
“Seven adults and one teenager were taken to the hospital,” authorities said. without being able to specify the severity of your injuries. According to Wauwatosa Mayor Dennis McBride, quoted by ABC News, his life is not in danger.
The shooter, who has not been identified, is a “white man in his twenties or thirties“added the police.