Skip to comments.At least four shot at Sikh Temple, SWAT team helps people out (Oak Creek WI)
Posted on 08/05/2012 9:50:55 AM PDT by PinkbellEdited on 08/05/2012 10:46:48 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
At least four people were shot just after 10 a.m. Sunday at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, and a police SWAT team entered the building before noon and brought uninjured people out of the building at 7512 S. Howell Ave.
Among those who were shot was the president of the temple.
People were in the temple as early as 6:30 a.m. Sunday and many more were arriving for a service that was to begin about 11:30 a.m.
There were reports that children were taken to the building's basement after shots were fired.
If someone is local and knows this Sikh community, keep us updated if there is a fund for donations to the victims families.
The Sikh community are good hardworking people. They will be in my prayers.
Broader family implies to me that the Sikh are inferior some how by not being American. Maybe he feels this way or maybe he is pandering to groups who may not like them...Muslims perhaps?
Oh I REALLY don’t mean this like it sounds...
Little Orphan Annie was protected by a sikh.
I can’t recall his name. He was a hero, someone to be admired.
It was a part of American culture when folks like me listened to radio.
Well, I heard the reruns...and read Sunday comics.
What was his name?
I was watching CNN for an hour before Fox decided to pick it up. Now I need a shower.
His name was “PUNJAB” and played by the Jamaican actor Goeffrey something or other, in the movie musical “Annie”
Geoffrey HOLDER was his name...
Yes, but I’m sure the elite media is just praying the shooter is a “right-wing” militia type.
I think though you can understand the confusion.
A call to Dunkin Donuts would have been expected with that many LEOs around, not McDonalds.
No doubt, since that media prayer hasn’t been answered in like, forever.
I’m guessing it was just another extremist Amish radical terrorist attack.
A psycho sees the endless coverage on TV and then becomes a copy cat. Then the media repeats cycle. The media does it on purpose.
Also other losers want the fame the media will give them.
Hmmmm.....domestic terrorism. FBI will take over.
The media is holding back the name. hmmm. Maybe it is a Muslim .
I caught that, too. I don’t even want to think about what *that kind of character* would be doing on/near a scene like this. Brrrrrr.
The police chief just spoke and refused to give any details about the shooter. Very interesting.
Correct me if I am wrong, but didn’t the news report very quickly in Colorado that it was not terrorism? Yet, here, with no info to share on the shooter, it is called domestic terrorism.
After all of the recent political crap in Wisconsin, I dont blame the Police Chief for not giving much information to the idiot press!!
The Amish have been nothing but trouble since we allowed them to have fire and the loom.
Also will not say for sure yet whether there were others or not. You can bet a steak dinner that the shooter was likely Muslim. FBI clamping down on info being released.
That is soooooo depressing...
“A call to Dunkin Donuts would have been expected with that many LEOs around-—+
FWIW on of the founding beliefs of the Sikh was opposition to the caste system.
The only time cows were allowed to be killed was at certain sacrifices; but when Buddha incarnated, Hindu society was misusing the allowance for animal sacrifice to be butchers. Buddha had a specific mission, as predicted in the Puranas, to bring back the ancient tradition of ahimsa as was previously followed many years before, which included vegetarianism; other than occaisional animal sacrifices which included hunting, primarily for kshatriays (warriors).
In more ancient ages (yugas), meat eating was always either entire prohibited or curtailed via only in specific animal sacrifices. Wholesale slaughter was always prohibited.
Now I hear the cops won’t release the shooter’s name.
Now they don’t have to notify a criminal’s family first, they do wait for victims. Not for criminals.
So I am thinking my hypothesis it’s not really a white guy, is correct.
It is Ramadan after all.
Yep. Interesting. They know who the shooter is but will not release info. Something new for sure.
“I caught that, too.”
I found the scanner link just a tad-bit earlier on Post #188. Just heard the costume description bit; missed the lead-up comments. My “Batman Joker” copycat radar alarm went-off right away...
And to say that no more info will be released until tomorrow morning at 10 o’clock is very strange.
Gut instinct tells me this was a targeted assassination of that priest...and the rest were “collateral damage”
If you knew, the original posts were saying the multiple shooters were negotiating for the burgers so that they could force the Sikh hostages to do something against their religion with the meat of the burgers. Then we learn it’s for the actual officers there. A “police stereotypical” call to Dunkin Donuts would not have been so grossly misinterpreted initially.
It’s now safe for you to unclench.
Maybe you can help clear things up for our friend brown deer who insists that Fox News was covering the Milwaukee shooting nonstop without commercials from the very beginning.
CNN just said “6 dead”; OCPD Chief said “3 deceased”. Am I having auditory hallucinations or are the CNN-Bobbleheads confused? I originally heard 3 dead outside; 4 dead inside, including shooter.
Wounded had already been evac’d to Hospital Trauma Ctr, I’m guessing.
Only deceased still inside for ID?
Maybe by LEO’s 10am presser tomorrow, the facts will solidify.
Switching to FoxNews...
That I didn’t know. That really isn’t good at all. They are trying to figure out how to spin it because it’s NOT a white guy like the libs and democrats hope.
For all intents the guy had a target, the special visiting high priest, and then to take out whoever else was around. As many as possible. I’d bet $100 it’s a muslim.
If this were a white guy they would have released the info for sure. Something else is going on..and Im thinking the priest that was there this morning was targeted for some reason. This isn’t your random act of violence, this was a targeted killing
I know you have the/sarc tag on you reply to my post.
We were making good headway on the 2nd Amendent front the past decade, but now it looks like all that effort will go out the window with the likes of Bone-head as Speaker.
This is the one last right tha must be perserved since all the others mean squat if it is lost.
There must be some reason to ascribe a larger motive to the shooter than just being a nut job. His name ain't Joe Smith I would think.
Last I heard...7 dead on scene....3 wounded and being treated...
You can trust the media to screw it up though! I am kinda glad LOE is effectively giving the media a big “FU” with regard to information. (Bout time, too!)
LOE=LEO for those of you in Rio Linda......... LOL ;-)
Bingo. It may even be one of their own too. In other words,some Muslim that had been working for the FBI ,homeland secuity or dod and they’ve been had. Lots of possibilities here. The idea that the shooter ambushed the police is very telling too. Could be important.
Of course that FU is also being given to the public.
OR an acute case of “I kill the priest, then I am martyred by cop” Just one possibility
With all due respect...the public is not presently in a “Need to know”
You’re correct. While the authorities get their stories straight. Pardon my cynicism.