Waukesha Police Department
Press Release

Statement From the Waukesha Police Department


By - Nov 21st, 2021 11:49 pm

At this time, we can confirm that 5 people are deceased and over 40 are injured. However, these numbers may change as we collect additional information. Many people have self-transported to area hospitals. The Police Department has the person of interest in custody.

Main Street is closed from Barstow & Main to Wisconsin and Main. The street will not be open before mid-day tomorrow, Monday, November 22nd. Businesses in this area should remain closed as entry and exit from Main Street will not be allowed.

When the area is open, the City is requesting that any items for a temporary memorial be placed at Veterans Park.

Many people witnessed traumatic events this evening. If you need to talk with someone, please call 211.

The scene is still fluid, and the investigation is ongoing. The community mourns the loss of our community members and those injured. We are asking for the community to come together during this time and to keep the families in your prayers.

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