October 7, 2007 BY ASSOCIATED PRESS CRANDON, Wis.----
A shooting rampage in northern Wisconsin left at least five people dead, a Forest County supervisor said.
''It's a pretty tragic situation here,'' said Supervisor Tom Vollmar, who lives just outside Crandon, where the shootings occurred early Sunday morning. '
'There are five or six people dead.''
The Forest County Sheriff's Department has not confirmed the shootings. Messages left for the sheriff were not immediately returned.
The Crandon neighborhood where the shooting occurred has been blocked off, Vollmar said.
The northeast Wisconsin city of about 2,000 people is about 225 miles north of Milwaukee. It's in an area known for logging, and fishing, hunting and snowmobiling. It's also home to the World Championship Off-Road Races.