Brookfield police told told media agencies that the shooting happened about 11 a.m. Sunday outside of Azana Salon and Spa near the Brookfield Square Mall.
Calls to police from The Associated Press rang to the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department. A woman who answered the phone there said deputies were looking for an active shooter but did not provide any other information.
Beth Strohbusch, a spokeswoman for Froedtert Memorial Hospital, said four shooting victims were taken there, and three more were expected. She said none of the four already received were in critical condition.
Several news agencies have reported that police were asking people in the mall’s parking lot to clear out, because they had set up operations there.
Tactical teams were on the scene, as well as numerous fire, ambulance and police vehicles. A medical helicopter also was on the ground.
A sea of ambulances have arrived to the scene.
In 2005 there was another shooting, where the shooter kill 7 people and them kill himself.
As many as 8 shot near Wisconsin spa; shooter remains at large