Police: Gunman killed five at Milwaukee brewery complex

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MILWAUKEE, Wisc. (AP) – Police say the gunman who opened fire at Milwaukee’s Molson Coors brewery complex killed five employees before taking his own life.

Police identified the gunman as a 51-year-old Milwaukee man who worked at the complex. The shooting occurred Wednesday at a sprawling complex that includes a mix of corporate offices and brewing facilities. At least 600 people work there.

It’s widely known in the Milwaukee area as “Miller Valley,” a reference to the Miller Brewing Co. that is now part of Molson Coors.

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Milwaukee’s mayor says multiple people have been killed in a shooting on the Molson Coors Brewing Co. campus.

Mayor Tom Barrett says those dead include the shooter. He did not give an exact number of people killed in Wednesday’s shooting. It occurred at a sprawling complex that includes a mix of corporate offices and brewing facilities. At least 600 people work there.

It’s widely known in the Milwaukee area as “Miller Valley,” a reference to the Miller Brewing Co. that is now part of Molson Coors.

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Milwaukee police are responding to what they are calling a “critical incident” on the MillerCoors campus amid reports of a possible shooting.

WISN-TV in Milwaukee reported Wednesday that a MillerCoors employee received an email about an active shooter near one of the buildings.

MillerCoors public relations confirmed to WISN that there was an incident. Milwaukee police asked that people stay clear of the area and that no helicopters or drones be flown over the site for “officer safety purposes.”

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