Seven people were shot Saturday night at Oneida Casino outside Green Bay, Wisconsin, and a suspect is in custody, police told the local CBS station.
Panicked customers were photographed fleeing outdoors.
Witnesses reported hearing at least two shots, and then some 50 shots after police arrived on the scene, reported Emily Matesic of Fox News WBAY-TV.
It wasn’t immediately known what triggered the violence.
Oneida Nation spokesperson Bobbi Webster told local FOX-TV 11 earlier that officers were on scene, and law enforcement from multiple agencies were working to secure the area.
She didn’t have information on who was shot or their conditions.
Webster said people were being evacuated from the casino and nearby locations.
The casino is owned by the Oneida Indian Nation.
Witnesses told WLUK-TV that the shots triggered chaos and people “running for their dear lives,” CNN reported.
“At first we didn’t know what to expect,” said witness Dylan Luehring of Mayville. When we “seen the cop running in there with an AR-15, we knew that this is getting pretty serious.”
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