Wis. spa shooting suspect found dead
BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- A county dispatcher in Wisconsin says the suspect in a mass shooting at a spa outside Milwaukee has been found dead.
Christine Bannister is a dispatch supervisor for Waukesha County communications center. She says 45-year-old Radcliffe Franklin Haughton, of Brown Deer, has been found dead. She could not provide more details.
Police say three people were killed and four wounded in the Sunday morning shooting at the Azana Day Spa. Authorities spent much of Sunday afternoon looking for the gunman.
They say they believe the shooting was related to a domestic dispute.
The spa is a two-story, 9,000-square-foot building across from a major shopping mall in Brookfield, a middle-to-upper class community west of Milwaukee.
Brookfield, WI (KTNV) -- Police are clearing a salon in Milwaukee after 7 people were injured in a shooting Sunday morning. Sources told Action News' sister station, TODAY'S TMJ4, the gunman's body was found lifeless inside the salon.
The shooting occurred at 11:09 a.m. at Azana Salon and Spa near Brookfield Square Mall. The shooter was identified by local police as 45-year-old Radcliffe Haughton after a search for his vehicle commenced. Police later found the vehicle but were unable to locate the alleged shooter.
Police told media their first concern was to treat victims. Seven were injured, four were transported. Three of the four transported died at Froedtert Hospital.
Police said the search of Haughton’s residence and the salon was ongoing as the primary focus of the search is to locate Haughton. A portion of the Azana Salon and Spa has not been searched after police found what they believe is an improvised explosive device. The Milwaukee Bomb Squad is assisting in the search of the business.