'Senseless tragedy': Gov. Evers responds to Somers House Tavern shooting

KENOSHA COUNTY (CBS 58) --- Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers responded to Sunday's shooting at Somers House Tavern in Kenosha County on April 18. 

Gov. Evers called the shooting a "senseless tragedy" in a statement released Sunday. 

“My heart breaks for Kenosha this morning in the wake of a shooting that took three lives and injured at least two others. I want to thank the first responders who reacted quickly and are still working to investigate and find those involved in this senseless tragedy," Gov. Evers said. "Kathy and I join Wisconsinites in hoping and praying those injured will recover from their injuries. We are thinking of the families and loved ones affected and the entire Kenosha community as they grieve and grapple with yet another tragic incident of gun violence.”

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Office says three people were killed and two others were hurt at a shooting at Somers House Tavern early Sunday morning. The sheriff’s office says deputies and detectives responded to reports of a shooting at 12:42 a.m. at 1548 Sheridan Road. Officials say the suspect has not been located at this time. Authorities describe the suspect as a black male standing over 6' tall and was last seen wearing a light-colored hooded sweatshirt.

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