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At 3:53, Wauwatosa Mayor Dennis McBride said in a statement to ABC News that Wauwatosa Police Department was involved in an active shooter incident at Mayfair.
Our hearts go out to those who were injured in the shooting at Mayfair Mall today. Kathy and I are thinking of them and their families and wish them a full and speedy recovery.— Governor Tony Evers (@GovEvers) November 21, 2020
WISN-12 reported at 5:15 that sources have said seven injured victims have been taken to Froedtert Hospital and one victim has been taken to Children's Wisconsin. Froedtert is the only adult Level I Trauma Center in eastern Wisconsin. BizTimes Milwaukee received the following statement from Nalissa Wienke, media relations associate at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin: "Shortly after 3 p.m. today, Froedtert Hospital and Children’s Wisconsin were notified of a shooting at Mayfair Mall. Both hospitals’ trauma teams were prepared to receive patients. Additional questions should be directed to law enforcement." At 3:42 p.m. the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner tweeted that it is not responding to the situation at Mayfair Mall, which means there is no death to investigate.
BREAKING- Active shooter at @ShopMayfairMall . @WISN12News pic.twitter.com/b3wL6iPH6n— Derrick Rose (@DRoseTV) November 20, 2020
Wauwatosa Police Department at 4:31 tweeted they are actively investigating the situation, and referred the public to its social media accounts for updates.
MCMEO is NOT responding to Mayfair Mall. We are responding to the homicide of an adult male in the 4800 blk of W. Hampton. @MilwaukeePolice investigating.— Medical Examiner (@mkemedexamine) November 20, 2020
FBI Milwaukee tweeted at 4:13 that it is responding to the situation at Mayfair Mall to "support local law enforcement." Department of Justice officers are also on the scene, according to reports. Mayfair's operator, New York-based Brookfield Properties, issued the following statement Friday evening via the mall's Facebook page:
Police are actively investigating an incident at Mayfair Mall. The mall is currently closed. Please use alternate routes to get through the area. For the most accurate information, follow our official social media on Facebook and Twitter.— Wauwatosa Police (WI) (@WauwatosaPD) November 20, 2020