Tag: Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting

FBI says Page acted alone in Sikh temple shootings

| December 1, 2012 | 0 Comments



Wade Michael Page acted alone when he fatally shot six worshippers and injured four others in his rampage at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek on Aug. 5, the FBI said Tuesday. In its statement, the FBI said it found no evidence to suggest the attack was "directed or facilitated by any white […]




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Sikh Temple Shooting Video Shows Wade Michael Page On Rampage

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments



OAK CREEK, Wis. — A white supremacist who killed a half-dozen people at a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee last month chased down the first police officer on the scene, pumping round after round into him as he lay wounded behind a parked car, video released Monday showed. Oak Creek Police Chief John Edwards played […]




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Sikh Temple Shooting Victim’s Son Asks FBI To Track Hate Crimes Against Sikhs

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments



WASHINGTON — The son of a massacre victim at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin asked the Obama administration on Wednesday to begin collecting statistics on hate crimes against Sikhs. Harpreet Singh Saini, 18, told a Senate hearing he wanted to give his late mother "the dignity of being a statistic." Saini's mother, Paramjit Kaur Saini, […]




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FBI: Temple gunman shot himself in head after being shot by officer

| August 8, 2012 | 0 Comments



The FBI on Wednesday said Wade Michael Page, the gunman who killed six people at the Oak Creek Sikh temple on Sunday, shot and killed himself after he was wounded by an Oak Creek police officer. Authorities previously said Page died after he was shot by a police officer after Page refused commands to drop […]




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What brought Wade Michael Page to Milwaukee?

| August 7, 2012 | 0 Comments



Sikh temple shooter Wade Michael Page had no apparent ties to the Milwaukee area except one: a woman who may have shared his white power beliefs. That woman, 31-year-old Misty Cook, may be the reason Page moved to the area about nine months ago, according to the Anti-Defamation League, which has been tracking both of […]




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Heightened security at vigil

| August 7, 2012 | 0 Comments



MENASHA – Those attending Tuesday night's vigil in Menasha noticed an extra police presence at the temple. And officials say it might not be the last time you'll see officers on site. Two Menasha police officers patrolled the grounds outside the Sikh Temple of Fox Valley. "It's kind of a dual job, to provide that […]




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Members of the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church said time heals

| August 7, 2012 | 0 Comments



Members of the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church said watching what happened in Wisconsin Sunday was like deja-vu from their own experiences four years ago. "He was entering the sanctuary when he opened fire…" Tammy Sommers recalling when Jim David Adkisson walked into TVUUC and opened fire on July 27, 2008. Two people died and […]




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Beckley Churches Beef Up Their Security

| August 7, 2012 | 0 Comments



After Sunday's shooting at a Wisconsin Sikh temple 59News wanted to know how safe are Southern West Virginia churches. Ken Wright is the Senior Pastor at The Family Worship Center in Beckley which has approximately 600 people in the congregation. Wright said making sure doors are locked is secure is important from the security team […]




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Shooter’s odd behavior did not go unnoticed

| August 7, 2012 | 0 Comments



He wore his beliefs on his arm, along with his hate. He called non-whites "dirt people," and sent roses to his grandmother. He talked about accomplishing positive results in society, then killed six people and tried to gun down a cop (hitting him at least eight times) who was helping the wounded. Wade Michael Page, […]




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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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FBI: Seeking second “person of interest” in Oak Creek Sikh Temple shooting

| August 6, 2012 | 0 Comments



The shooter who open fired before worship services Sunday at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek and killed six people before he was killed by police is Wade Michael Page, a 40-year-old Army veteran, U.S. Attorney James A. Santelle said Monday. He said officials believe he purchased the 9 mm handgun legally in Wisconsin. At […]




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Bulletin: Alleged Sikh Temple Shooter Former Member of Skinhead Band

| August 6, 2012 | 0 Comments



The man who allegedly murdered six people at a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee yesterday, identified in media reports as Wade Michael Page, was a frustrated neo-Nazi who had been the leader of a racist white-power band. In 2010, Page, then the leader of the band End Apathy, gave an interview to the white supremacist […]




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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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