Oneida Nation: Avoid main casino due to active shooter situation

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ONEIDA, Wis. (WBAY) - A large police presence can be seen outside the Oneida Casino near Austin Straubel Airport Saturday evening for what Oneida Nation officials say is an active shooter situation.

Community members are asked to avoid the Main Casino on Highway 172. In addition, officials with Oneida Nation say all Oneida Casino locations will be closed until further notice.

Multiple law enforcement agencies are working to secure the scene. Green Bay Police say officers with their department, as well as officers with the Appleton and Oneida Police Departments, are at the casino. A helicopter could also be seen flying near the area.

All Oneida Casino locations will be closed until further notice. We will post additional information as it becomes available. Posted by Oneida Nation on Saturday, May 1, 2021

511 says all lanes of WIS 172 are closed between County GE and Packerland Drive. Earlier, the agency said the highway was closed between South Point Road and Packerland Drive.

Officials with Austin Straubel Airport say any guests who are picking up passengers Saturday night should follow the public safety outlined detour route until normal traffic pattern resumes.

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