Victims identified in Oconomowoc Roundy's warehouse shooting; motive remains unknown
Roundy's identified the victims as 39-year-old Kevin Schneider from Milwaukee, and 51-year-old Kevin Kloth from Germantown.
Both men were Roundy's employees for 20 years.
The shooting suspect was identified as 41-year-old Fraron Cornelius of Wauwatosa. He died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Milwaukee following the Roundy's shooting.
Authorities say he was identified through surveillance video and worked for Roundy's for 23 years.
“They worked together, is what we know. Any friendships outside of work, we’re investigating all those options at this time," city of Oconomowoc Police Chief James Pfister said.
Authorities say they've interviewed more than 140 employees since the shooting. Since officials received the call, it's been all hands on deck for the police department and several area agencies.
Roundy's security and several law enforcement agencies have been assisting in employee identification, tactical resources, aviation units and evidence collection.
A motive remains unknown.
“I think it’s important for us to remember that whatever answer we find, there’s no good reason," Waukesha County Sheriff Eric Severson said. "And while we may be struggling to find that 'why' and we are certainly looking to find whatever we can to provide closure for families and friends, it’s important to realize that we’re not going to have a good, acceptable answer to justify what happened yesterday.”
Autopsy reports are pending.
Roundy's is providing counseling to its employees.
The distribution center reopened Thursday morning.
“We all want to know why…it’s important. It’s important to remember that whatever answer we find, there’s no good reason for this. We’re not going to have a good, acceptable answer to justify what happened.” - Sheriff Eric Severson, Waukesha County Sheriff— Kim Shine (@KimShineCBS58) March 18, 2021