Active Shooter Situation Reported at Wisconsin Mall - What to Know

TVU25 An active shooter situation was reported at Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa Wis. Nov. 20 2020

Weber says outgoing Police Officer Joseph Mensah "will be missed" and that he will resign "in good standing" with the department when he leaves his job at the end of the month. Another woman said a friend who works inside the mall was hiding in a stockroom after shots rang out. The extent of their injuries is unknown, he said. Witnesses said the shooting happened near Macy's and described hearing up to 20 gunshots.

The dispatcher said she could not immediately provide further details about the reported incident at Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa, but witnesses told WISN-TV that they heard what they believed were eight to 12 shots.

The Associated Press reports that "the Wauwatosa and Milwaukee police departments, the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office and Wisconsin State Patrol" are all on scene.

About 75 officers descended on the scene in Wauwatosa, about 7 miles northwest of Milwaukee.

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Various routes to the Mayfair Mall have been closed by law enforcement as they seal off the area for emergency and tactical vehicles.

"Investigators are working on determining the identity of the suspect", the police chief said.

"We are disheartened and angered that our guests and tenants were subject to this violent incident today", Brookfield Properties, Mayfair's Mall property management company, said in a statement. Here's what we know about this developing situation.

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office has not been called to the mall.

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