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Reports: Multiple deaths in mass shooting at Molson Coors in Milwaukee

The active shooter situation was reported Wednesday afternoon.
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Several people are reportedly dead after a shooting rampage at the Molson Coors brewing campus in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Milwaukee Police Department posted it had been called to a "critical incident" at the facility around 2:11 p.m. Wednesday, which turned out to be an active shooter situation.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that seven people have died as a result of the incident, including the shooter, but this has yet to be confirmed by an official source.

Mayor of Milwaukee Tom Barrett has however confirmed that multiple people have died.

The newspaper says that employees at Molson Coors had been told via email there was a shooter on or near the second floor stairwell of the factory's Building 4.

More details are expected to be released on Wednesday afternoon, with police tweeting just before 4 p.m. that it was still an active scene, but there is no longer any active threat.

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Molson Coors merged will Milwaukee-based SABMiller in 2008, creating MillerCoors in the process.

It changed its name back to Molson Coors in January of this year as part of a corporate restructure that saw it move hundreds of jobs from Colorado to Milwaukee.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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