A taking pictures that wounded a disc jockey at a Wisconsin radio station seems to have been a focused assault towards a selected particular person, police stated Monday.
Sunday’s taking pictures at WORT-FM in Madison wasn’t a random assault or an act of violence focusing on the media, in line with police spokesman David Dexheimer.
Authorities are nonetheless in search of the masked gunman who entered the non-commercial radio station round three a.m. Sunday and opened hearth on three folks in one of many studios. One of many three volunteers, a DJ, was wounded. He was handled at a hospital and launched. The 2 others weren’t injured.
Station stated the three bumped into the adjoining management room earlier than hiding within the music library and calling 911.
Doug Holtz, the station’s enterprise director, stated they’re reviewing safety practices.
“We’ve modified out the codes on all our door locks. And we’re reasserting (to workers) to maintain these codes non-public,” Holtz stated.
A safety digital camera on the station’s entrance entry used to observe guests just isn’t but able to recording and didn’t seize the intruder, Holtz stated.
The shooter entered the station through the transition between the midnight program and three a.m. present, station officers stated. It was unclear whether or not the shooter knew the code or held the door open after somebody entered the station.
The listener-sponsored station, which broadcasts a wide range of music, was off the air following the taking pictures however returned to broadcasting about six hours later.