Wisconsin police ID Radisson Hotel shooter as Bruce Pofahl

Wisconsin police ID Radisson Hotel shooter as Bruce Pofahl


The gunman who shot and killed two restaurant workers at a Wisconsin hotel and casino complex was a disgruntled former employee who was banned from the eatery, police said Monday.

Bruce K. Pofahl, 62, a former employee of the Duck Creek Kitchen and Bar, walked into the restaurant at the Radisson Hotel on Saturday with a handgun and opened fire, Brown County Sheriff Todd Delaine said during a press conference.

“The suspect fatally shot two employees with a 9mm handgun,” the sheriff told reporters. “This occurred with approximately 50 patrons in the restaurant.”

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He said Pofahl then walked outside and shot a third restaurant worker, later identified as Dan Mulligan, who underwent emergency surgery and is recovering from his injuries.

The two workers killed were identified as Ian Simpson, 32, and Jacob Bartel, 35.

Police have identified the shooter as Bruce K. Pofahl, who was killed by police at the scene.AP/Mike Roemer

Delaine said the entire incident

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