Fitchburg shooting ends with 2 women dead

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FITCHBURG, Wis. (AP) – Fitchburg police say a shooting in a home ended with two women dead and the suspect taken to a hospital.

Police swarmed the neighborhood after being called to the home about 12:15 p.m. Friday.

Lt. Todd Stetzer says officers found one woman shot in the home. She was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead. Another woman was also found in the home. She died at the scene. Both had been shot.

Deputy Police Chief Donald Bates says the suspect’s injuries were not inflicted by police but didn’t elaborate. The suspect’s condition has not been released.

While police searched the neighborhood, Bates says officers found the suspect inside the home.

The victims have not yet been identified, and authorities aren’t saying if they’re related.

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