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Emergency vehicles are parked near the entrance to Molson Coors headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, February 26, 2020.  Rick Wood/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/USA TODAY NETWORK via REUTERS - Sputnik International

Live Updates: Six Killed in Shooting Rampage at Molson Coors Facility in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Several media sources say there are seven people dead, including the shooter, at a large corporate brewery in Wisconsin. Earlier, the building had been placed on lockdown and employees had been requested to hide inside.

At least seven people, including the gunman, were killed in a shooting spree at the Molson Coors Brewing facility in Milwuakee, Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported, citing multiple sources.

The gun massacre occurred in the area of the 4000 block of West State Street, near North 35th Street and West Highland Boulevard. The Molson Coors brewery is a large set of corporate offices and brewing facilities, with over 600 employees.

According to early reports, the shooter is a former employee at the Molson Coors campus who had been fired earlier in the day.  

Video claiming to have been taken at the scene emerged on social media. A large police contingent has blanketed the area, although the 'active shooter' status has been downgraded, according to reports.

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03:45 GMT 27.02.2020
Milwaukee Gunman Who Killed 5 Workers at Molson Coors Was a Company Staffer - Police
01:41 GMT 27.02.2020
Milwaukee's Molson Coors Facility to Close For Rest of Week - CEO
00:47 GMT 27.02.2020
Molson Coors Gunman Apparently Shot Himself - Police

Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales said that the shooter was found dead of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot. The gunman was identified as a 51-year-old Milwaukee resident.

"Officers located the suspect, a 51-year old Milwaukee man, deceased, from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound", Morales said on Wednesday. "We have located five additional deceased adult victims".

00:43 GMT 27.02.2020
Police Confirm Six People Including Gunman Killed in Millwaukee

Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales said in a press conference on Wednesday that five employees at the Milwaukee brewery and the shooter were dead.

23:44 GMT 26.02.2020
Ex-White House Chief of Staff Priebus Sends Condolences to Milwaukee Shooting Victims
23:35 GMT 26.02.2020
Trump Extends Condolences to Milwaukee Shooting Victims, Claims Five Killed

"I would like to extend my deepest condolences to the families in Wisconsin earlier today, taking the lives of five people", President Trump said on Wednesday. "Our hearts break for them… and it's a terrible thing". 

Earlier, conflicting media reports indicated that two to seven people had been killed.

22:57 GMT 26.02.2020
Milwaukee Police to Address Molson Coors Shooting in Press Conference at 6pm Local Time
22:48 GMT 26.02.2020
Nancy Pelosi Sends Prayers to Families of Milwaukee Brewery Shooting Victims
22:43 GMT 26.02.2020
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett Confirms Multiple People Died Including Shooter

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has commented on the shooting at the local Molson Coors brewery at a press conference.

"There are multiple people who have died, I believe including the shooter," Barrett said of the shooting, adding that the details will follow.

22:38 GMT 26.02.2020
'No Active Threat' But 'Scene Is Still Active' - Milwaukee Police
22:37 GMT 26.02.2020
Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson Monitoring Situation in Milwaukee
22:34 GMT 26.02.2020
Molson Coors Beverage Company Confirms Shooting
22:25 GMT 26.02.2020
Suspect Is Reportedly Ex-Employee Fired Earlier in the Day

The gunman is reported to be a former employee of the Molson Coors facility who was fired earlier in the day. He is said to have returned to the plant in his uniform with a silencer-modified gun, WBBM-TV reported, citing a law enforcement source. It also alleged that the shooter could have entered the premises using a stolen name tag.

22:17 GMT 26.02.2020
'So much violence in Milwaukee': Local Resident Reacts to the News of Molson Cors Shooting

"It's crazy. Milwaukee is getting real crazy. It just needs to stop. So much violence in Milwaukee. Too many kids around. I know over there there's plenty kids around that area, and I just pray that everybody's safe", a local resident told WBBM-TV.

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