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1:00 am
Tue October 22, 2013

On Anniversary of Brookfield Spa Shooting, Groups Call for More Gun Laws

Elvin Daniel calls for more gun laws, at a news event on Monday
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

Monday was the first anniversary of the deadly shooting at the Azana Salon and Spa in Brookfield.

Some used the occasion to send a message: it’s time for stronger gun control.

Three women were killed in the shooting: Zina Haughton and two of her coworkers. The shooter was Haughton’s estranged husband, who took his own life.

Zina Haughton’s brother, Elvin Daniel, says the deadly incident shows the need for background checks, including for guns sold online and at gun shows.

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Azana Spa Shooting
5:05 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Local Advocate: Domestic Violence Epidemic in Metro Milwaukee

Azana Spa in Brookfield
Credit Sara Maternowski

Perhaps ironically, October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

According to Carmen Pitre, co-executive director of Milwaukee's Sojourner Family Peace Center, "the incidence of of domestic violence is at epidemic proportions in Milwaukee County."

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Azana Spa Shootings
4:49 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Crowd Reacts With Horror to the Brookfield Shootings

TV trucks and bystanders filled the parking lot at Brookfield Square, across from Sunday's shootings at the Azana Salon

Three women were shot and killed at the Azana Spa in Brookfield on Sunday and four others were wounded. Police say the gunman, 45-year-old Radcliffe Haughton, then killed himself inside the salon. The parking lot of Brookfield Square Mall quickly filled with people, as news of the mass shooting spread on Sunday afternoon. WUWM’s Marti Mikkelson spent several hours at the scene and spoke with those gathered.

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