Shooting at High School Prom Leaves Three Injured in Wisconsin

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  A shooting at a high school prom in northern Wisconsin left three people injured Saturday night.

The shooting took place just after 11 p.m. local time when the suspect showed up with a rifle outside the building and started shooting, said Antigo Police Chief Eric Roller. Two students from the prom were shot as they exited the building, said Roller.


According to Roller, police were already in the parking lot patrolling the event when they heard the gunshots. Officers returned fire and shot the suspect, he said.

The two shooting victims were transported to Aspirus Langlade Hospital where one has been discharged, according to a spokesperson at the hospital.

Roller said the suspect was taken into custody and then transported to the hospital. He added all the people within the prom were eventually escorted from the school.

It was unclear if the suspect is a student.

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