Multiple people were shot at a casino hotel near Green Bay, Wisconsin

  • Police are investigating a shooting at a casino hotel near Green Bay, Wisconsin, Saturday night.
  • The Oneida Nation confirmed a shooting had occurred, but the number of victims is not yet clear.
  • Officials said the situation was contained and that there was no longer a threat to the community.
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Police are investigating a shooting that occurred at a casino hotel near Green Bay, Wisconsin, Saturday night.

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The Oneida Casino, located in the Green Bay suburb of Ashwaubenon, said on Twitter shortly after 8 p.m. local time that there was an active shooter situation and that law enforcement was working to secure the area. They also advised people to stay away from the main casino.

Melinda J. Danforth, director of intergovernmental affairs at the Oneida Nation, which runs the casino, confirmed to Insider that multiple people were shot. She said the shooting occurred at the Radisson Hotel that is connected to the main casino. She also said police have not yet confirmed the number of casualties.

At 9:51 p.m. local time, the Wisconsin Justice Department said the situation was contained and there was no longer a threat to the community.

When reached by Insider, the Green Bay Police Department said it could not yet release information regarding the shooting due to the fast-moving situation. The local CBS outlet reported police said 7 people had been shot and that a suspect was in custody.

Video shared on social media showed a heavy police response with cars lined up outside the casino and officers on foot rushing to reach the building. Some people were tweeting from inside the building as they waited for police to secure the area.

The casino is located on the Oneida Reservation of the Oneida Nation, which runs the casino. It is also located near the Green Bay Airport.

The casino tweeted that all of its buildings have been closed until further notice.

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