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UPDATE: 2 workers killed at Roundy’s distribution center in Oconomowoc, possible suspect dead after crash

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- Two employees at the Roundy's Distribution Center in Oconomowoc and a possible suspect are dead after a shooting and police chase that ended in Milwaukee County.

Oconomowoc police say they were called to the warehouse on Delafield Road shortly after 10:30 Tuesday night for a "possible industrial accident."

When officers arrived they found a person "pulseless and not breathing," and shortly after they found another person who was "pulseless and not breathing." First responders performed life-saving measures on the two victims but were unsuccessful. Both victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

Thomas Bennett, secretary-treasurer of General Teamsters Local Union No. 200, says a warehouse employee shot and killed two co-workers inside different locations inside the Roundy's distribution center, according to the Associated Press.

As authorities searched around the warehouse, a suspect vehicle was found in Milwaukee County, and a pursuit began with law enforcement officers, police say. The suspect's vehicle crashed, and the possible suspect was pronounced dead on the scene "from a self-inflicted gunshot wound," police say.

Police say there is no active threat to the community at this time.

State Highway 67 south of I-94 and Delafield Road is now back open after being closed for several hours Wednesday morning, according to police.

Authorities are working with Roundy's Management to safely get all employees off the premise while the investigation continues.

In response to the deadly shooting, Roundy's sent the following statement to 27 News:

"We are deeply saddened by the incident that occurred last night at our Oconomowoc distribution center.

The entire Roundy’s family offers our thoughts, prayers, and support to the families of our colleagues during this difficult time.

We are cooperating with local law enforcement, who have secured our facility. Our distribution center will remain closed while the police investigation continues. We are providing counseling services to our associates.

To protect the integrity of the ongoing investigation we are referring questions to the Oconomowoc Police Department."

The Waukesha County Sheriff's Department and the Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigation will be conducting the initial investigation at the warehouse.


UPDATE (AP) -- A union official says a worker at a supermarket distribution center near Milwaukee shot and killed two co-workers on Wednesday.

Thomas Bennett, secretary-treasurer of General Teamsters Local Union No. 200 said Wednesday that the shootings happened overnight in different locations inside the Roundy's distribution center in Oconomowoc, about 30 miles west of Milwaukee.

Authorities have released few details about the attack, including the names of the shooter and victims.

The facility was locked down temporarily, and police asked motorists to avoid the area near Highway 67 south of Interstate 94. Officers from several area agencies were on the scene.

The Roundy's complex employs close to 1,000 people, according to the Journal Sentinel.


OCONOMOWOC (WKOW) -- The Roundy's Distribution Center in Oconomowoc is on lockdown because of an "active tactical situation."

Authorities say multiple law enforcement departments are responding to the warehouse early Wednesday morning. They ask drivers to avoid Highway 67 south of I-94 and Delafield Road as they continue their investigation.

Authorities tell WISN-TV that they're not able to comment any further on the situation at this time.

This is a developing situation. Stick with Wake Up Wisconsin and WKOW.com for the latest updates.

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