ASHWAUBENON (NBC 26) — The Oneida Casino on Airport Drive in Ashwaubenon will reopen Thursday after being closed due to a fatal shooting that happened at a restaurant in the casino complex.
The Main-Airport and IMAC gaming locations will open to the public on Thursday, May 6, at 8am. pic.twitter.com/R9ZsnmYqJ7— Oneida Casino (@OneidaCasino) May 4, 2021
Brown County Sheriff Todd Delain said Monday that 62-year-old Bruce Pofahl walked into the Duck Creek Kitchen and Bar on Saturday and fatally shot Ian Simpson and Jacob Bartel at a wait station, then shot and wounded Daniel Mulligan outside the restaurant.
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The sheriff says police shot and killed Pofahl on the north side of the building near a parking garage. Authorities said Pofahl had been fired from the restaurant and banned from the property.
Mulligan is in serious but stable condition at a Milwaukee hospital.
As part of the healing process from the tragic event, the Oneida Nation said it will hold a healing and blessing ceremony at the Oneida Casino on Wednesday morning.
As part of the healing process from this past weekend’s heartbreak, Oneida Nation will be holding a tobacco burning ceremony on Wed., May 5, at 9am, on the east side of the parking ramp at Main Casino.— Oneida Casino (@OneidaCasino) May 3, 2021
The complex will be smudged afterward.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.