Tag: homicide

2 Springdale church shooting victims known for helping neighbors

| September 10, 2012 | 0 Comments



The two victims of Thursday night’s shootings at a homeowners association meeting were outgoing men who enjoyed living in their subdivision and especially helping its residents, neighbors and relatives say. David Merritt, 73, was killed, and Marvin Fisher, 69, was in critical condition Friday night at University Hospital. Merritt’s wife, Vivian, said in a brief […]




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Doctor confessed to fatal shooting at Springdale Community Church, police say

| September 8, 2012 | 0 Comments



A doctor charged with shooting one man to death and critically wounding another during a homeowners association meeting at Springdale Community Church Thursday evening confessed to the crimes, a Louisville Metro Police official said. Mahmoud Yousef Hindi, 55, was charged Friday with killing the president of the Spring Creek Homeowners Association and wounding a member […]




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One person dead, another critical in shooting at Springdale Community Church

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments



LOUSIVILLE — One person was killed and another critically injured when a gunman opened fire during a homeowners association meeting at Springdale Community Church in eastern Jefferson County Thursday evening, Louisville Metro Police said. The suspected gunman, whose name has not been released, was subdued by a retired Louisville police officer who was at the […]




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Children who spotted shooter seen as heroes at Milwaukee Sikh temple

| August 6, 2012 | 0 Comments



Aug 6 (Reuters) – Women at the Sikh Temple in the Milwaukee suburb of Oak Creek were busily preparing lunch in the community kitchen on Sunday when two children burst in and screamed frantically they had seen a man with a gun outside. People began running in every direction, and 14 women, along with the […]




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Shooter identified as Wade Michael Page, 40-year-old Army vet

| August 6, 2012 | 0 Comments



Wade Michael Page, 40, is the man who allegedly attacked the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, killing six worshippers before being killed by a police officer, several national television networks are reporting. Authorities would not divulge the identity of the suspect in the Sikh temple shootings, and did not describe his motive other than to […]




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Suspect described as Army vet in his 40s

| August 5, 2012 | 0 Comments



Authorities would not divulge the identity of the suspect in the Sikh temple shootings, and did not describe his motive other than to label his actions as "domestic terrorism." A few details did emerge about the man whose Cudahy duplex apartment was searched by police hours after the shooting. He was described as white, single, […]




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Victims called loving, dedicated, deeply religious

| August 5, 2012 | 0 Comments



Satwant Kaleka died in the temple he helped build. When a gunman opened fire at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek Sunday, Kaleka tried to attack the shooter outside of the temple, his son said. Wounded in his lower extremities, Kaleka, 65, made it inside, hid with others in a room and died […]




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Statement on Shooting Incident at Sikh Temple

| August 5, 2012 | 0 Comments



FBI Milwaukee Special Agent in Charge Teresa Carlson issued the following statement: “The FBI is working closely with the Oak Creek Police Department and other local and federal agencies to investigate today’s shooting incident. This remains an active investigation in its early stages. While the FBI is investigating whether this matter might be an act […]




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Sikh Temple shooting being treated as domestic terrorism, Oak Creek police say

| August 5, 2012 | 0 Comments



The shooting at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek about 10:15 a.m. Sunday that left seven people dead, including the shooter, and three people injured is being treated as a domestic terrorist incident, Oak Creek Police Chief John Edwards said. Oak Creek police officers who responded to a 911 call about the shooting were helping […]




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Shooting at Wisconsin Sikh temple

| August 5, 2012 | 46 Comments



(CNN) — At least two people were wounded, one critically, and one person appeared to have been killed Sunday in an incident at a Sikh temple in the Milwaukee suburb of Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Carolyn Bellin, a spokeswoman for Milwaukee's Froedtert Hospital, said one of two men brought there from the incident was in surgery […]




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Survivors remember 4th anniversary of Knoxville church shooting

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments



KNOXVILLE (WATE) – It was a Sunday morning four years ago when a gunman opened fire at Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church. Greg McKendry and Linda Kraeger were killed. Six others were wounded. East Tennesseans were reminded of the tragedy last week in the wake of the Colorado theater massacre. For retired professor and author […]




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Pastor Wants Grandson Charged With Attempted Murder

| July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments



(INDIANAPOLIS) – A teenager who barricaded himself inside his grandfather’s church and held police at bay for four hours in April has pleaded guilty to criminal recklessness, but his grandfather, the Rev. Damon Roach, said the teen tried to kill him and should be charged with attempted murder. The police standoff happened April 5, when […]




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Newly released documents shed light on Lakeland church shooting

| July 1, 2012 | 0 Comments



LAKELAND —  New information has been released in the investigation of a man accused of walking into a Lakeland church and opening fire after allegedly killing his wife. According to Polk County Sheriff's detectives, Jeremiah Fogle walked into the Greater Faith Christian Church last September and shot two pastors. Newly released crime scene photos from […]




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2 gunmen at funeral killed each other, police say

| June 8, 2012 | 0 Comments



No arrests were made after the shootings that followed a DeKalb County funeral because investigators say the two gunmen shot and killed each other. While it's not clear what led to a fight that ended in deadly gunfire Thursday at Victory for the World Church near Stone Mountain, an increased police presence is expected when […]




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Cops: Funeral shooting victims fired at each other

| June 8, 2012 | 0 Comments



The two people killed in a shooting at a DeKalb County funeral were gunmen who fired at one another during an argument, police said Friday. DeKalb County police have called a 1 p.m. news conference to provide more details on the fatal shooting in the parking lot of the Victory for the World Church that […]




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