At least six dead in Wisconsin shooting rampage
At least five people where killed in a shooting rampage early Sunday morning in northern Wisconsin, according to a county supervisor.
The shootings occurred around 3 a.m. Sunday, according to witnesses, in the town of Crandon, located just over 200 miles north of Milwaukee. Crandon is a town of around 2,000 people, according to CNN.
The gunfire broke out in a house with around seven young people present at the time, according to FOX news. Their ages range from 16 to 21. Six were killed in the shootings and one remains in critical condition.
The shooter was Tyler Peterson, 20, a local law enforcement officer. Peterson worked as a full-time county sheriff and part-time Crandon officer, according to Police chief John Dennee, reports the Associated Press.
Peterson was eventually shot and killed by authorities following the incident, according to the Associated Press.
"It's a pretty tragic situation here," said Tom Vollmar, Forest County supervisor.