Three women killed in Milwaukee suburb

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Three women were killed in a shooting late Sunday morning at the Azana Salon & Spa in Brookfield, a suburb of Milwaukee, news sources report.

Four other women were wounded. Radcliffe F. Haughton, 45, of Brown Deer, Wisconsin, was the suspected shooter. He was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside the spa, the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel reported.

Haughton's estranged wife, Zina, worked at the spa. On Oct. 4, she reported to police that her tires were slashed in the parking lot of the spa. She obtained a temporary restraining order against him, which was served to him on Oct. 11, Daniel Tushaus, Brookfield Police Chief, the restraining order was for four years, USA Today reported.

The identifies of the three victims have not been released. They were found dead on the scene when officers arrived at the building. It is not yet known if Haughton's wife was killed, USA Today reported.

All of the wounded women are expected to survive, hospital officials told the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel. Details of their injuries were not provided.

According to Tushaus and other law enforcement officials who spoke at a press conference early Sunday evening, the shooting happened at 11:09 at the spa, 200 N. Moorland Road, the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel reported.

The spa is across the street from the Brookfield Square Mall. One of the spa patrons ran to the parking lot of the mall, screaming that her mother had been shot, USA Today reported.

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