Active shooter at office building in Middleton, Wisconsin

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Police and other emergency services in Wisconsin are responding to reports of an active shooter at an office building in Middleton, local officials say. There are reports of multiple victims.

The incident began at about 10:25 a.m. on Wednesday when officers were called to reports of a shooting at 1850 Deming Way, which is home to Esker Software, WTS Paradigm, and other companies.

“There is an actives hooter in the area please lock all doors, stay inside, and shelter in place. Police officers are on scene at this time,” the Middleton Police Department said in an emergency message to area residents.

Several people are believed to have been shot, but the exact number of victims was not immediately known. The suspect – whose identity is unknown – is also believed to have been shot.

A large number of emergency services, including a SWAT team and multiple ambulances, are at the scene. Greenway Station Mall and nearby schools have been put on lockdown as a precaution.

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