Suspect still at large in fatal shooting of 3 in Texas, and 3 dead in shooting at Wisconsin tavern Sunday

UPDATE (4/18/21 @ 3:42 p.m.): Authorities say they have apprehended a person in connection with a shooting at a busy tavern in southeastern Wisconsin early Sunday that left three men dead and three men injured.

Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Sgt. David Wright says the suspect is facing a charge of first-degree intentional homicide.

Wright says additional criminal charges likely after further investigation.

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say three people were killed and two were seriously wounded in a shooting at a tavern in southeastern Wisconsin.

Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth says the suspect is still at large but he doesn’t believe the public is in danger because the shooter appeared to have targeted specific victims in the bar.

The shooting happened early Sunday at the Somers House Tavern in Kenosha County.

Officials have not released the identities of the people who died.

The two people who were wounded were taken to area hospitals.

Kenosha is about 30 miles south of Milwaukee, not far from the Wisconsin-Illinois border.

Austin Fatal Shooting

This photo provided by the Austin Police Department shows Stephen Broderick, 41. Broderick is wanted in the fatal shooting of three people in Austin, Texas, and police officials searching the surrounding area Sunday, April 18, 2021, warned residents that the suspect might take a hostage. Interim Austin Police Chief Joseph Chacon said the suspect, Stephen Broderick, was considered armed and dangerous. He asked area residents to continue to shelter in place and to call their neighbors to check on them. (Austin Police Department via AP)

UPDATE (4/18/21 @ 3:30 p.m.): Interim Austin Police Chief Joseph Chacon said Sunday that the suspect, 41-year-old Stephen Broderick, is considered armed and dangerous. Police describe Broderick as 5’7″ and Black. He was wearing a gray hoodie, sunglasses, and a baseball cap.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Emergency responders are swarming an area of Austin that includes shops and apartment complexes as they search for a suspect in the fatal shooting of three people.

Austin police said Sunday afternoon that while the suspect is still at large it appears to have been an isolated domestic situation and there isn’t a risk to the general public.

Police say the scene is still active and that nearby residents should shelter in place and report any suspicious activity.

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