UPDATE (WKOW) – Wauwatosa Police Department says their preliminary investigation leads them to believe the Mayfair Mall shooting was not a fluke act, but the result of a fight

In a Facebook post on Friday night, the police department said officers cleared and secured the mall after the afternoon shooting

Investigators will continue to work to interview witnesses and victims who were injured to identify and apprehend the suspect

Police are still looking for the gunman, who has been described as a man in his 20s and 30s

“Our hearts go out to our community, especially those who were injured and affected by the incident today,” the police department said on its Facebook page. “Events like this shake a community and we remain committed to protecting those who live and visit Wauwatosa “

Governor Tony Evers also wished the victims of the shooting a full and speedy recovery in a post on his Twitter page

Our hearts go out to those injured in the Mayfair Mall shooting today Kathy and I think of them and their families and wish them a full and speedy recovery

We also think of all the customers and workers affected by this act of violence and are grateful to the first responders who helped put people to safety As we learn more, we offer our support to any the Wauwatosa community as they face this tragedy

UPDATE (WKOW) – Officials continue to clean up Mayfair Mall and secure those still inside

In the most recent post on the Wauwatosa Police Department’s Facebook page, they wrote: “Law enforcement continues to safely clear the property of the Mayfair Mall and are assisting people with the inside to exit safely We ask the community to remain patient as we work to secure the scene and collect information related to the suspect Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Wauwatosa Police Department at (414) 471 -8430 “

UPDATE (WKOW) – The Wauwatosa Police Department held a press conference on Friday night on the shooting at the Mayfair Mall

The Wauwatosa Police Dispatch received the call around 2:50 p.m. Friday Wauwatosa police and firefighters responded

Seven adults and a teenager were injured, police said. Extent of injuries unknown at this time

Statements officials have received from witnesses indicate the gunman is a white male in his 20s and 30s Investigators are working to identify the suspect and claim that all information reported on the shooter so far is false

Mayfair Mall will be closed until further notice and remains an active crime scene Police are asking the public to stay away and be patient in order to secure the scene and investigate

Several law enforcement agencies are helping to clean up the mall and anyone looking to reunite with those who were at the Mayfair Mall can head to the reunification area of ​​the At Home store at 3201 N Mayfair Road

UPDATE (WKOW) – Wauwatosa Mayor Dennis McBride said police were still at the scene of a Mayfair Mall shooting

ABC reports several people were injured and are being transported from the north end of the Macy’s department store And none of the victims’ injuries appear to be life threatening

Currently, the assailant is “on the loose” at the moment with around 75 police officers at the scene at the time, ABC shared

Further information will be released as it becomes available and will be confirmed by the Public Information Officer of the Wauwatosa Police Department

However, the Milwaukee County medical examiner tweeted about 3:45 a.m. on Friday that they are not responding at the mall

MCMEO NOT Responding at Mayfair Mall Responding to Adult Male Homicide in 4800 W Hampton Blk @MilwaukeePolice Investigation

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