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Medical Examiner identifies shooter in Middleton office shooting

Posted: 2:17 PM, Sep 20, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-20 15:35:48-04
Medical Examiner identifies shooter in Middleton office shooting

MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin workplace shooting that injured four people and left the gunman dead (all times local):

2:20 p.m.

Authorities have identified the gunman who died after shooting four co-workers at a Wisconsin software company.

The Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office says 43-year-old Anthony Y. Tong died from “firearm related trauma” in Wednesday’s shooting at WTS Paradigm in Middleton.

The medical examiner says an autopsy was conducted Thursday and that additional testing is underway.

Authorities say Tong seriously wounded three co-workers during the attack, and that a fourth person suffered a graze wound. Police say the gunman was fatally shot by responding officers.

The investigation involves Middleton police, the state Division of Criminal Investigation and the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office.

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The Dane County Medical Examiner has released the name of the man suspected of shooting his coworkers at a Middleton software company. 

He's identified as 43-year-old Anthony Y. Tong of Madison. After an autopsy Thursday, the medical examiner said he died from firearm-related trauma.