Suspect in Mall Shooting Found Dead


Suspect Radcliffe Haughton (Photo Credit: CNN)

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BROOKFIELD, Wis. (CNN) — The man accused in a fatal shooting Sunday at a Brookfield, Wisc., salon has been found dead inside the salon, said the city’s police Chief Daniel Tushaus.

Radcliffe Haughton, 45, of Brown Deer, is believed to have killed three people and wounded four others at the hair salon and spa.

The shooting is being investigated as a possible domestic-related incident.

Employees told authorities the man entered the salon at about 11 a.m. with a handgun and opened fire when asked if he was going to rob the store.

Police earlier Sunday said they “believe we have identified what is being described as an improvised explosive device,” in the salon, the chief said, adding that the device hampered the investigation.

Beth Strohbusch, of Froedtert Hospital in nearby Milwaukee, told CNN that none of the four victims who had arrived there were in critical condition.

The hospital complex, which includes a medical school, was on lockdown during the search, according to the Froedtert website.

The spa is about half a mile from a Sheraton hotel where a gunman killed seven people and himself in March 2005. Terry Ratzmann, 44, burst into a service being held by a Living Church of God congregation and fired 22 rounds before shooting himself.

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