Active shooter reported at Middleton office building, multiple ambulances sent

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Active shooter reported at Middleton office building, multiple ambulances sent
Active shooter reported at Middleton office building, multiple ambulances sent

Active shooter reported at Middleton office building, multiple ambulances sent. Police and multiple ambulances were sent Wednesday morning to a Middleton office building on reports of an active shooter in the building, authorities reported.

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The 911 Communications Center said at about 10:30 a.m. that the shooter was at 1850 Deming Way, which houses companies that include Esker Software and WTS Paradigm.

State Journal reporter Dean Mosiman said from the scene said there were at least 40 police squad cars and ambulances from multiple jurisdictions outside the building.

Police have set up a perimeter around the building, Mosiman reported.

More officers were arriving wearing bulletproof vests and FBI agents were on the scene.

People are being taken out of the building by police to the Hilton Garden Inn, 1801 Deming Way, which is on lockdown.

The perimeter has been expanded around the building, with police moving people away from the yellow police tape.

Mosiman said one woman was taken out of the building screaming, saying it was “a devastating loss.” She was being held up by another person.

Authorities were asking people to avoid the area.

This story will be updated.

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