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UPDATE: Vigil marks anniversary of Wis. spa shooting

UPDATED Monday, October 21, 2013 --- 10:45 p.m.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- More than 100 people gathered in the Milwaukee City Hall rotunda to mark one year since a fatal spa shooting.

Those attending the candlelight vigil Monday night remembered the lives lost and called for increased efforts to address domestic violence.

Radcliffe Haughton shot and killed his estranged wife, Zina, and two others at Azana Salon & Spa in Brookfield on Oct. 21, 2012, before fatally shooting himself. Four others were wounded.

The event was the second gathering to mark the shooting.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (http://bit.ly/174UfG7 ) reports earlier, volunteers from Milwaukee Organizing for Action, the Wisconsin Anti-Violence Effort and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America called on Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson to support legislation that would expand criminal background checks on gun sales.

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UPDATED Tuesday, May 7, 2013 --- 10:51 a.m.

BROWN DEER, Wis. (AP) -- An audit in the aftermath of a Brookfield spa shooting last fall that left four dead recommends that Brown Deer police increase their training in how they respond to domestic abuse calls.

Radcliffe Haughton killed his estranged wife and two other women before killing himself Oct. 21 at the Azana Salon & Spa.

Brown Deer police had previously responded to domestic abuse problems between the couple, in some cases doing nothing.

In one 2011 case officers thought they saw Radcliffe point a gun at his wife from a window at their home. But they eventually retreated because they said they couldn't confirm the object was a gun.

The audit recommends the police department institute more training in responding to domestic abuse calls, and retrain officers to write clearer police reports.

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UPDATED March 1, 2013 --- 3:30 p.m.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A man who shot seven people before killing himself at a Wisconsin salon asked a taxi driver for advice on how to handle his wife on his way there.

That's according to the Brookfield Police Department, which released hundreds of pages of police reports on Friday, as well as 911 calls and security video.

Radcliffe Haughton fatally shot his estranged wife, Zina, and two other women at the Azana salon and spa on Oct. 21 before killing himself. Four other people were wounded.

Police interviewed the taxi driver who took Haughton to the salon. The driver told police Haughton said he was having problems with his wife, purchased a gun and asked the driver what he would do. The driver said he would do nothing because it "wasn't worth it."

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UPDATED: Sunday, December 2, 2012 --- 7:23p.m.

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- A Brookfield salon where three women were gunned down six weeks ago has reopened.

The Azana salon and spa opened its doors for the first time Saturday. Chamber of Commerce members arrived early to offer support and bring breakfast to the workers.

Radcliffe Haughton opened fire on his estranged wife, Zina Haughton, killing her and two other women, and wounding four others before killing himself Oct. 21.

Owner Tami Gemmell says her employees and customers are happy to be reunited. She says they can now move forward.

A permanent granite memorial outside the fully redecorated salon bears the names of the three women who were killed -- Zina Haughton, Maelyn Lind and Cary Robuck.

A table at Zina Haughton's retired workstation Saturday held three yellow roses and a lighted candle.

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UPDATED: Friday, November 2, 2012 --- 4:20p.m.

VILLAGE OF BROWN DEER, Wis. (AP) -- The Village of Brown Deer says an independent investigator will review how police handled domestic violence incidents involving a man who later fatally shot his wife and two other women at a suburban spa.

Village Manager Russell Van Gompel said Friday the village has hired Wisconsin law enforcement instructor Robert Willis to review the police department's interactions with Radcliffe Haughton.

Haughton opened fire on Oct. 21 at the Brookfield spa where his wife, Zina Haughton, worked before killing himself.

Some Wisconsin lawmakers had accused the Brown Deer Police Department of allowing Haughton to elude accountability in his past run-ins with the agency.

In a statement, the police department says it welcomes the review and will cooperate fully.

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UPDATED Wednesday, October 31, 2012 ---- 2:30 p.m.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Twelve state legislators have written to the Brown Deer police chief asking for an independent investigation of their interactions with a man involved in a deadly spa shooting.

The letter dated Tuesday accuses the department of not upholding Wisconsin's mandatory arrest law in domestic violence cases. It also criticizes them for blaming the victim for not cooperating.

Radcliffe Haughton fatally shot his wife, Zina Haughton, and two co-workers at a Brookfield spa Oct. 21. He wounded four others before killing himself.

Officers went to the Haughtons' home 20 times in the past decade, including at least seven possible domestic violence calls.

The legislators want a transparent investigation of the department's interactions with Haughton and their domestic violence policies.

A message left with Chief Steven Rinzel was not immediately returned Wednesday.

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UPDATED Tuesday, October 30, 2012 --- 1:42 p.m.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The state Justice Department plans to offer Milwaukee-area police more training in how to handle incidents of domestic violence in the wake of a shooting rampage at a Brookfield spa.

Radcliffe Haughton killed his wife and two other women at the Azana Day Spa on Oct. 21 before killing himself.

Court records show Haughton had terrorized his wife for years. In January 2011 police saw him point what appeared to be a gun at his wife. A 90-minute standoff ensued but officers eventually withdrew and the case against Haughton fell apart after an officer failed to appear in court.

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says Brown Deer Police Chief Steven Rinzel has asked DOJ to provide specialized training for police around the Milwaukee area on domestic violence issues.

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UPDATED Tuesday, October 30, 2012 --- 12:24 p.m.

Press Release from the Attorney General's Office:

ATTORNEY GENERAL J.B. VAN HOLLEN COMMENTS ON EVENTS SURROUNDING BROOKFIELD HOMICIDES ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2012 AND ANNOUNCES DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TRAINING

MADISON—Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has released the following statement on the events leading up to the tragic shooting that occurred on October 21, 2012:

In the wake of the recent mass shooting at the Azana Salon & Spa in Brookfield, our thoughts and prayers must first be with the victims and their loved ones and also with the brave law enforcement officers, first responders, and victim support professionals who responded to the scene on that day.

There are many questions about what things could have been done to avert this tragedy, and whether there were missed opportunities for intervention that might have worked to divert this abuser from his escalating pattern of violence. We do not yet know all of the facts, and therefore I do not, at this point, intend to offer opinions or comments on past events. What we do know, however, is that domestic violence is a complex problem, and that victims of abuse consistently find themselves evaluating their own safety in light of what they know about their abuser. Victims know best what their abuser is capable of, and should never be blamed for the criminal actions of a batterer. Often a victim’s actions may appear confusing or unexpected, but we know that a victim’s survival instincts may lead them to do what is necessary in the immediate moment in order to protect themselves and others from ongoing violence.

While the facts and circumstances leading up to the Brookfield shooting continue to emerge, I wish to confirm my commitment to assist the prosecutors, law enforcement officers, and victim service professionals charged with responding to cases of domestic abuse. The Department of Justice currently provides training to law enforcement officers throughout the state on a continuing basis through our Training and Standards Bureau. Our Violence Against Women Resource Prosecutor (VAWRP) provides ongoing technical assistance to help local district attorneys’ offices investigate and successfully prosecute domestic violence cases using best practices and collaborative community models. Finally, our Office of Crime Victim Services (OCVS) helps crime victims understand their rights and access the assistance they deserve. OCVS also provides federal and state grant money to domestic violence advocacy centers throughout the state to ensure that victims receive the community support they need.

The Department of Justice will continue these support programs, and pledges to work closely with criminal justice professionals, those who advocate for victims of domestic violence, and other community partners, to identify additional domestic violence training and resource needs that come to light in the wake of this shocking violence.

Future training on domestic violence issues will include specialized training at the request of the Brown Deer Police Department for law enforcement in the Greater Milwaukee Area. Brown Deer Police Chief Steven Rinzel has reached out to our Training and Standards Bureau to request training and education on issues relating to domestic violence. We will work with Chief Rinzel to identify and address the training needs of Milwaukee-area law enforcement and prosecutors in a timely manner. I look forward to working with Chief Rinzel and his staff.

If domestic violence is affecting you or someone close to you, please know that you are not alone. Our Department of Justice website lists a number of resources at http://www.doj.state.wi.us/cvs/ , including the 24-hour National Domestic Violence Hotline:

1-800-799-SAFE. In addition, you can find the direct number for a Wisconsin domestic violence service provider in your area by accessing the Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence website at www.WCADV.org/gethelp. If you are in immediate danger, call 911.

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UPDATED: Saturday, October 27, 2012 --- 2:40p.m.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- All four women injured in last weekend's shooting at a Milwaukee-area salon are now out of the hospital.

A hospital spokeswoman said Saturday the last victim has gone home. None of the women's names has been released.

The four were injured by a gunman who stormed into Azana Spa and Salon in Brookfield on Sunday and killed three people.

The gunman was apparently targeting his wife, whom he had terrorized for years. The wife and two of her co-workers were killed, and the gunman was later found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The shooting happened three days after a judge granted the woman a four-year protection order.

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UPDATED: Friday, October 26, 2012 --- 7:40p.m.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Officials at a Milwaukee hospital say the third of four women injured in a spa shooting last weekend has been released.

A Froedtert (FRAY'-dirt) Hospital spokeswoman said Friday the fourth patient remains hospitalized in satisfactory condition.

The four women were injured by a gunman who stormed into Azana Spa and Salon in Brookfield on Sunday. The gunman was apparently targeting his wife, whom he had terrorized for years. The wife and two of her co-workers were killed, and the gunman was later found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police say the gunman had slashed his wife's tire earlier this month. She was granted a protection order two weeks later, three days before the shooting rampage.

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UPDATED Thursday, October 25, 2012 --- 7:35 a.m.

BROWN DEER, Wis. (AP) -- Records show police were repeatedly called to the home of the Brookfield salon shooter, but never made an arrest.

Officers went to the home of Radcliffe and Zina Haughton 20 times while the couple lived in Brown Deer during the last decade, including at least seven visits to investigate possible domestic violence.

Radcliff Haughton went to his wife's workplace Sunday in Brookfield, shot and killed her and two other women and injured four others before taking his own life.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (http://tinyurl.com/8zax2xf ) reports police went to the home in January 2011. An officer thought Radcliffe Haughton had a gun and ordered him to surrender. Ninety minutes later, officers left. Haughton was never arrested.

Brown Deer Police Chief Steven Rinzel says officers weren't sure Haughton had a gun and thought he was alone in the house and that no one was in danger.

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Information from: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, http://www.jsonline.com

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UPDATED: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 --- 4:34p.m.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Another woman injured in a fatal shooting rampage at a suburban Milwaukee spa has been released from the hospital.

Froedtert Hospital spokeswoman Kathy Sieja said Wednesday the patient was released and two other women injured in the shooting at Azana Salon & Spa in Brookfield were in satisfactory condition. Another injured woman had been released Monday.

Three other women died in Sunday's rampage, including 42-year-old Zina Haughton, the estranged wife of gunman Radcliffe Haughton. Police say Radcliffe Haughton eventually committed suicide.

Brookfield police say Haughton damaged his wife's car Oct. 4 and she was granted a four-year protection order two weeks later. Haughton had been ordered not to possess any firearms, but authorities say he purchased the gun Saturday used in the attack.

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UPDATED Wednesday, October 24, 2012 --- 6:45 a.m.

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- The Waukesha County medical examiner has confirmed the three women killed at a suburban spa died of gunshot wounds.

Autopsies show 42-year-old Zina Haughton died from multiple gunshot wounds. Thirty-eight-year-old Maelyn Lind died from gunshot wounds to the head and chest and 35-year-old Cary Robuck was killed by a gunshot wound to her neck.

The gunman, 45-year-old Radcliffe Haughton, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head at the Azana Salon & Spa in Brookfield Sunday.

Officials have ruled the manner of death for all three women is homicide.

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UPDATED: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 --- 8:30p.m.

OCONOMOWOC, Wis. (AP) -- The father of one of the victims in the suburban Milwaukee salon shooting says he's been told his daughter died heroically -- and that the stories don't surprise him one bit.

Keith Hanson is the father of 38-year-old Maelin Lind, one of three women killed Sunday. He says a sheriff's deputy told him Lind intervened with the gunman to save a co-worker's daughter. He says "she did what was right," and that she died a martyr.

Police identified the gunman as Radcliffe Haughton, who was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police say he had abused his wife, Zina Haughton for years, and three days after she got a restraining order against him, he stormed into her salon and opened fire. Lind, Zina Haughton and Cary Robuck were killed.

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UPDATED Tuesday, October 23, 2012 --- 2:58 p.m.

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- A Wisconsin man did more than seek out the wife he terrorized for years during a shooting rampage last weekend. He also killed two of her co-workers at the Milwaukee-area spa.

The rampage left behind seven grieving children and a community questioning when the violence will end.

Police say 45-year-old Radcliffe F. Haughton stormed into the Azana Spa and Salon in Brookfield on Sunday, carrying a .40 caliber handgun.

He opened fire, killing three women, including his 42-year-old wife, Zina Haughton.

Four others were wounded, and Radcliffe Haughton died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The attack prompted an outpouring of grief, including vigils, prayer services and touching remembrances.

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UPDATED Tuesday, October 23, 2012 --- 7:20 a.m.

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- The three employees of a Brookfield salon who were killed by one of the victims' estranged husband are being remembered as hard-working, dedicated mothers.

Thirty-five-year-old Cary Robuck, of Racine, had a 17-year-old daughter who attends Horlick High School.

Thirty-eight-year-old Maelyn Lind, of Oconomowoc, was married and the mother of four.

They were killed Sunday at Azana by Radcliffe Haughton, who also took the life of his wife, Zina Haughton, and then himself. Zina Haughton was the mother of two girls.

Shawn Scheffler has lived with Robuck for six years. Scheffler says Robuck worked very hard for everything she had. He says she loved her job at the salon and customers loved her bright personality.

Two of Lind's children are students at Stone Bank School. Administrator Phillip Meissen says Lind was "always there for her four kids."

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UPDATED Monday, October 22, 2012 --- 7:07 p.m.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Wisconsin man who killed his wife and two other women at a Milwaukee-area spa, had terrorized his wife for years.

According to court documents, 45-year-old Radcliffe Haughton had threatened to throw acid on her face, had doused her car with tomato juice and slashed her vehicle's tires.

Haughton was charged with disorderly conduct last year after police responding to a 911 call saw Haughton point what appeared to be a gun at his wife, Zina, from a window at their home. A 90-minute standoff ensued.

Police say the standoff ended peacefully, and they were never able to confirm a gun was involved because Zina Haughton wouldn't allow them into the couple's home. The charge against Radcliffe Haughton was dropped when a police officer failed to appear in court. Police say the officer asked the prosecutor to reschedule but the prosecutor refused.

Zina Haughton wrote in a restraining order filed Oct. 8 that her husband threatened to kill her if she ever left him. She wrote -- quote -- "His threats terrorize my every waking moment."

Radcliffe Haughton bought the gun used in the shooting spree two days after a court ordered him to turn in all firearms.

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UPDATED Monday, October 22, 2012 --- 5:15 p.m.

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- One of the four women injured in a fatal shooting in a suburban Milwaukee salon has been released from the hospital, and a second woman has been upgraded from critical to satisfactory condition.

Froedtert Hospital spokeswoman Kathy Sieja said Monday the other two women injured in the shooting at Azana Salon & Spa in Brookfield remain in satisfactory condition.

Three other women died in Sunday's rampage, including 42-year-old Zina Haughton, the estranged wife of suspected gunman Radcliffe F. Haughton. Police say Radcliffe Haughton eventually committed suicide.

Brookfield police say Haughton damaged his wife's car Oct. 4 and she was granted a four-year protection order on Thursday. Haughton had been ordered not to possess any firearms, but authorities say he purchased the gun used in the attack on Saturday.

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UPDATED Monday, October 22, 2012 --- 4:25 p.m.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Police say a Wisconsin man who killed his wife and two other women at a Milwaukee-area spa bought the gun used in the shooting spree two days after a court ordered him to turn in all firearms.

Forty-five-year-old Radcliffe F. Haughton was ordered to turn in all weapons during a hearing in which his estranged wife obtained a four-year restraining order.

Forty-two-year-old Zina Haughton told the court her husband had been terrorizing her for years.

Haughton also was involved in a 90-minute standoff with police officers responding to a 911 call from his wife last year. Police officers who responded thought they saw Haughton point a gun at his wife.

But police now say they never confirmed a weapon was present.

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UPDATED Monday, October 22, 2012 --- 12:35 p.m.

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- A medical examiner says the wife of the suspected gunman was among three women killed in a shooting rampage at a suburban Milwaukee spa.

The Waukesha County medical examiner's office said Monday that 42-year-old Zina Haughton, of Brown Deer, was killed Sunday at the Azana Day Spa.

The other victims are 35-year-old Cary L. Robuck of Racine and 38-year-old Maelyn M. Lind of Oconomowoc.

Four more women were injured and remain hospitalized. One is in critical condition and the other three are in satisfactory condition. Their names haven't been released.

Police say the suspect, 45-year-old Radcliffe Franklin Haughton, was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside the spa.

A court awarded Zina Haughton a four-year restraining order against her husband last week after she said he threatened her.

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UPDATED Monday, October 22, 2012 --- 11:20 a.m.

The man suspected of killing three and injuring four others in the Brookfield salon shooting has a connection to Madison.

Radcliffe Haughton is a former employee of Fields Jaguar Land Rover Volvo in Madison.

The Dealership is located along the Beltline on the city's west side.

The sales manager confirms Haughton worked at the dealership and says he left in June of 2006.

Dealership employees were not allowed to say anything else about Haughton's employment or time in Madison.

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UPDATED Monday, October 22, 2012 --- 9:45 a.m.

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- A Wisconsin woman whose husband is suspected in a fatal spa shooting says he threatened to throw acid in her face and burn her with gas.

Authorities say Radcliffe Franklin Haughton shot and killed three women, injured four more then turned the gun on himself Sunday at a suburban Milwaukee spa where his wife worked. Police haven't said if Zina Haughton was among those killed or wounded.

In a court filing, Zina Haughton said her husband thought she was cheating on him, and threatened to kill her if she ever left him or called the police.

She was granted a four-year temporary restraining order this month after her husband was arrested for slashing her tires. She told the court he threatened to burn her and her family with gas.

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UPDATED Monday, October 22, 2012 ---- 8:40 a.m.

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- A Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent says it is tracing one weapon used in the fatal spa shooting in a Milwaukee suburb.

Agent Tom Ahern tells The Associated Press it's a .40-caliber semiautomatic handgun. He says any additional information will have to come from the Brookfield police, who are investigating Sunday's shooting, after the trace is completed and the results provided to them.

Three women were shot and killed and four injured at the Azana Day Spa in Brookfield. Their identities have not been released.

Police say the suspect, 45-year-old Radcliffe Franklin Haughton, was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Haughton's wife worked at the spa. It is not known if she was one of the victims.

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UPDATED Monday, October 22, 2012 --- 7:30 a.m.

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- One of the four women injured in a fatal shooting at a day spa in a Milwaukee suburb remains hospitalized in critical condition.

Froedtert Hospital spokeswoman Kathy Sieja said Monday the other three people injured in the shooting at Brookfield spa are in satisfactory condition.

Police say three other women were killed by Radcliffe Haughton, the estranged husband of a woman who worked as a stylist at Azana Salon & Spa. Authorities have not identified the victims and haven't said whether the gunman's wife is among them. Haughton was later found dead inside the spa.

Brookfield police say Haughton had damaged his wife's car Oct. 4 and she was granted a 4-year protection order on Thursday. Haughton had been ordered not to possess any firearms.

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UPDATED Monday, October 22, 2012 --- 6:35 a.m.

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- Customers of the day spa employee whose estranged husband is accused of killing three women at the suburban Milwaukee business and injuring four others describe the woman as a dedicated mother and caring friend.

Zina Haughton's stylist station at Azana Salon & Spa is decorated with photos of her two daughters. Kristin Guadagno says the girls were the foundation of Haughton's family and she worked hard to provide for them. Friends say the 42-year-old mother saved for a year to take her daughters to Disney World.

Customer Sarah Justin tells the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (http://tinyurl.com/9ttj52o ) Haughton never talked negatively about her husband, who is accused of storming into the spa Sunday and shooting the seven women before taking his own life. Authorities have not yet released the names of the dead and wounded.

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Information from: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, http://www.jsonline.com

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UPDATED: Sunday, October 21, 2012 --- 7:50p.m.

From Froedtert Hospital:

Following a shooting incident at a salon in Brookfield this morning, four patients were brought to Froedtert Hospital with gunshot wounds to their extremities. All four patients are expected to survive.

The first patient is in surgery and is in critical condition. The second patient has completed a surgical procedure and is in satisfactory condition. The third patient is being stabilized and will undergo surgery later tonight. The fourth patient has been admitted with injuries that do not require surgery.

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UPDATED: Sunday, October 21, 2012 --- 7:30p.m.

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama has called officials in Wisconsin to express condolences for the victims of Sunday's shootings at a day spa in suburban Milwaukee.

The White House says Obama assured Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Brookfield, Wis., Mayor Steven Ponto that the federal government would provide "whatever resources are necessary" to help with the investigation.

Three people were killed and four wounded when a man opened fire Sunday morning at the Azana Day Spa in Brookfield. Authorities said the suspected shooter, Radcliffe Franklin Haughton, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound and was found in the spa.

The White House says Obama told the officials that the people of Wisconsin were in the thoughts and prayers of himself and first lady Michelle Obama.

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UPDATED: Sunday, October 21, 2012 --- 7:00p.m.

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities say the man accused of killing three and wounding four at a Wisconsin day spa had slashed his wife's tires two weeks before Sunday's shooting.

Brookfield Police Chief Dan Tushaus said at a news conference Sunday night that the man's wife was an employee at the spa. It is not clear if she was among the victims.

The suspect, Radcliffe Franklin Haughton, was found dead inside the spa of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Authorities said he had a four-year restraining order against him.

Officials described finding smoke inside the spa when they responded to reports of the shooting around 11 a.m.

They initially believed an improvised explosive device was inside the building, but later said that was not the case.

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UPDATED Sunday, October 21, 2012 --- 5:25 p.m.

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- A police chief says the suspect in a mass shooting at a spa outside Milwaukee died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Brookfield Police Chief Dan Tushaus says 45-year-old Radcliffe Franklin Haughton, of Brown Deer, was found inside the spa building. He says there are no other suspects.

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 Haughton.

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.

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UPDATED Sunday, October 21, 2012 --- 5:15 p.m.

From the Associated Press:

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- Police chief: Suspect in fatal Wisconsin spa shooting died by self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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UPDATED Sunday, October 21, 2012 --- 4:50 p.m.

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.

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UPDATED Sunday, October 21, 2012 --- 4:40 p.m.

Breaking news from our news partner WITI-TV in Milwaukee: Sources tell FOX6 News the suspect is found dead inside Azana Salon & Spa. More to come.

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UPDATED: Sunday, October 21, 2012 --- 4:30p.m.

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- The father of a man suspected of killing three people in a mass shooting at a Milwaukee-area spa is asking his son to turn himself in.

Radcliffe Haughton Sr., of Florida, told The Associated Press by telephone that he last spoke to his son a few days ago.

He says he had no indication anything was wrong.

Police say they are seeking 45-year-old Radcliffe Haughton Jr., of Brown Deer, as a suspect in a Sunday morning shooting at Azana Day Spa that left three dead and four wounded.

His father says that if he could talk to his son, he would tell him: "Please just turn yourself in or contact me."

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UPDATED Sunday, October 21, 2012 --- 4:25 p.m.

Madison— Governor Scott Walker today released this statement following new information about the Brookfield shooting:

"Law enforcement recently confirmed our worst fears that three people were killed in a terrible act of senseless violence. Our hearts go out to the victims' families and our prayers are with them and the survivors. In the coming days, we will band together as a state and a community to seek justice for the victims and comfort those left behind."

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UPDATED Sunday, October 21, 2012 --- 4:10 p.m.

More information on suspect Radcliffe Haughton:

From NBCNews:

Public records indicate that a 45-year-old man named Radcliffe Haughton of Brown Deer was charged with disorderly conduct in January 2011, a charge that was dismissed in June 2011 when a witness failed to appear in court. He had been ordered to stay away from his wife, Zina Daniel Haughton, and the family home.

Zina Haughton, has a state license as a cosmetology manager.

On Oct. 18, a temporary restraining order was issued against Haughton "with firearm restriction," according to Milwaukee County court records. A hearing was held that day, and Haughton was ordered to deliver his firearms to the sheriff and to have no contact for four years with the complainant or the residence. The complainant isn't identified in the court record.

Public records also suggest several years of financial problems, with a civil judgment for $19,000 in 2006 and a state tax lien for $5,000 in 2009. His home has been listed as for sale by owner. His former job, from 2003 to 2007, is listed in public records as general manager of a former Land Rover dealership in the Glendale area of Milwaukee County.

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UPDATED Sunday, October 21, 2012 --- 3:45 p.m.

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- Police in Wisconsin say three people have been killed and four wounded in a shooting at a spa outside of Milwaukee.

Brookfield Police Chief Dan Tushaus says the shooting happened about 11 a.m. at the Azana Day Spa. He says an improved explosive device has been found at the spa and a bomb squad is investigating.

A spokeswoman for a local hospital has said four people were being treated there, none in critical condition.

Police have identified the suspect in the shooting as 45-year-old Radcliffe Franklin Haughton, of Brown Deer.

Tushaus says officers have found Haughton's vehicle, but not him.

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UPDATED Sunday, October 21, 2012 --- 3:40 p.m.

Brookfield police say three were killed and four injured in a shooting at the Azana Salon & Spa late Sunday morning.

Police are seeking a suspected gunman whom they have identified as 45-year-old Radcliffe Haughton of Brown Deer.

His vehicle has been recovered; Haughton remains at large.

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UPDATED Sunday, October 21, 2012 --- 3:05 p.m.

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin authorities have released a photograph and the name of a suspect in the shooting at a spa near a Milwaukee area mall.

Brookfield Police Lt. John Beth said at a news conference Sunday afternoon that Radcliffe Franklin Haughton is suspected of shooting multiple people at the Azana Day Spa.

Beth says Haughton is still at-large and police need the public's help in tracking him down.

The spa is a two-story, 9,000-square-foot building across from the mall in a middle- to upper-class community west of Milwaukee.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.

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UPDATED: Sunday, October 21, 2012 --- 2:00p.m.

Statement from Governor Scott Walker:

Governor Scott Walker today released the following statement about the shooting near the Brookfield Mall this morning:

"As we wait for further details from the shooting today in Brookfield, Tonette and I send our thoughts and prayers to the victims. Senseless acts of violence leave us with heavy hearts and many questions. Our state will stand with the victims and their families, and we will provide them with the law enforcement and community support they need to heal in the coming days."

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UPDATED: Sunday, October 21, 2012 --- 1:08p.m.

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- Deputies in Wisconsin are responding to reports of a shooting near a major mall in suburban Milwaukee.

WISN-TV reports a mass shooting has taken place near the Brookfield Square Mall.

A spokeswoman for a local hospital says it has received four patients from the shooting, none critical, and expects three more.

A woman who answered the phone at the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department on Sunday told The Associated Press that deputies are looking for an active shooter.

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UPDATED: Sunday, October 21, 2012 -- 12:30p.m.

From WITI in Milwaukee:

BROOKFIELD –Brookfield Square mall is on lockdown after what appears to have been a shooting at the Azana Day Spa across the street from the mall.

Police tell FOX6 News the shooting happened around 11 a.m. on Sunday, October 21st. Investigators say the area near the mall and the spa is an active shooting scene.

Initial reports indicates there were multiple shooting victims. FOX6 News has not been able to confirm that information.

There are multiple police agencies on the scene — and a bomb sweep of the building in question is now underway.

Hospitals nearby have been put on alert.

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UPDATE: Sunday, October 21, 2012 --- 12:22p.m.

Sources say the shooting might have taken place at a spa near the mall.

There may be several injuries.

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Posted: Sunday, October 21, 2012 --- 12:00p.m.

From NBC affiliate WTMJ in Milwaukee:

BROOKFIELD - The Waukesha Sheriff's Department has confirmed to TODAY'S TMJ4 that a shooting has happened at Brookfield Square Mall.

It happened at around 11:30 a.m. Sunday morning.

TODAY'S TMJ4 says ambulances have gone to the scene while SWAT Team members were possibly searching for a shooter.


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