Wisconsin shooting: two dead after incident at Oneida casino near Green Bay

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Shooter was also killed after opening fire at random when he was unable to find his intended target at gaming venue
Two people have been shot dead at a casino in Wisconsin, police said, in the latest shooting incident to hit the United States.

The suspected gunman was also shot dead by police after he opened fire on Saturday evening in the dining room of the Radisson hotel section of the Oneida casino, near Green Bay in the northern part of the state.

Lt Kevin Pawlak of the Brown County sheriff's office said investigators believe the gunman was targeting a specific person he was angry at, but the person wasn't at the casino at the time. Instead the gunman decided to shoot some of the intended victim's friends or co-workers, police said. One other person was injured.

Pawlak said it was not clear if the shooter was a former employee of the restaurant or casino, but said "there's some relationship that had to do with employment".

"Whether or not they all worked there, we're still working on," he said.

Jawad Yatim, a witness, said he saw at least two people shot.

"I know for sure two, because it happened right next to us, literally right next to us," Yatim said. "But he was shooting pretty aggressively in…
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