Skip to comments.Gunman opens fire at Sikh temple in Wisconsin; 7 dead
Posted on 08/05/2012 12:28:58 PM PDT by Red Steel
By NBC News and wire services
Updated at 2:57 p.m. ET: A gunman opened fire Sunday morning at a Sikh temple outside of Milwaukee, killing at least six people and wounding a police officer before being shot to death, police said.
Greenfield Police Chief Bradley Wentlandt, acting as public information officer at the scene, said the shooting was reported at 10:25 a.m. at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek, south of Milwaukee along Lake Michigan. The shooting happened shortly before Sunday services were to begin.
A police officer who is a 20-year law enforcement veteran responded to the scene and confronted a gunman outstide the temple. The officer was shot multiple times, Wendlandt said. The officer returned fire, striking and killing the gunman. The wounded officer was taken to a hospital where he was undergoing surgery.
Wendlandt said four bodies were found inside the temple and three, including the suspected gunman, were outside.
He did not identify or describe the victims.
Earlier, at least four people were seen covered on the ground outside the temple. The temple's president was among those shot, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported.
Sukhwindar Nagr, of Racine, said he called his brother-in-law's phone and a priest at the temple answered, The Associated Press reported. Nagr said the priest told him that his brother-in-law had been shot
A temple committee member, Ven Boba Ri, told the Journal-Sentinel that people inside the temple described the shooter was a white male in his 30s.
"We have no idea," he said of the motive. "It's pretty much a hate crime. It's not an insider."
Ri told the Journal-Sentinel the gunman walked up to a priest who was standing outside the temple and shot him. Then he went inside and started shooting.
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Noooo...illegals need to be given a free Chevy Volt when the cross the border...then those crazy things wont happen...
If I remember correctly, the last shooting in a Sikh temple, was carried out by another Sikh.
For entertainment purposes only I link the Kos thread, or basically everyone’s crazy anti-white, anti-gun, anti everything thead.
> In Santa Fe the company was AKAL Security. Another Sikh
> owned company. They also hire ex FBI, Mil, and PD.
My error: I meant to write Akal, not Securitas. Thanks.
Am I correct that the Sikhs have been experiencing attacks in many countries recently? Why do they have such fierce enemies?
I'm not sure Alex Jones is a nut. It seems like all the things he's been predicting over the years are pretty much happening. And, unlike the vast majority of our media, he does provide plenty of corroborating material from other valid media sources.
I can’t help wondering if the gunman mistook Sihk turbans for muzzie raghead headpieces.
For entertainment purposes only I link the Kos thread, or basically everyones crazy anti-white, anti-gun, anti everything thead.
Poll duly freeped. Currently stands at 342 to 41 in favor of gun control.
Without their little turban thingies they could be at times confuse the idiotic Chief Moose types as to their “race.”
Beyond the nuts at this particular thread who see gun control as the PC issue in which to drub the GOP you simply do not have to go far into leftdom to find violent nutters who are fascinated with “gun violence.” One time at some crappy peak oil site I was lectured by some Mommy Professor type about the need for gun control, but one thread down the list her cohorts were dreaming of shooting conservatives with yes “guns.” So I mentioned to this overpaid idiot that she wanted to disarm and criminalize at least half the posters to that site, instant silence and never seen another post by that idiot.
You’re an ass.
That happened to Balbir Singh Sodhi on 15 September 2001. He had immigrated from India in 1989. Working as a cab driver in LA and SF, he saved up enough money to buy a gas station in Mesa, AZ, where he was gunned down.
Okay. You are entitled to your opinion. What do you think happened?
Four people were killed and 10 wounded in several shootings overnight in Chicago, falling in line with a violent summer.
Three 16-year-old boys were in a garage in the East Garfield Park neighborhood Thursday afternoon when two people walked up and opened fire, according to the Chicago Tribune. Two of the injured attempted to run away but did not make it far before collapsing, police said. The third boy survived.
Hours later a garage in the South Austin neighborhood was the scene of another shooting. Two 52-year-old men were struck, one of them fatally, according to police. The wounded man shouted for someone to call police and waited on a nearby porch until help arrived, police said.
Another man, the fourth of the afternoon, was shot several times and pronounced dead at Roseland Community Hospital. The 31-year-old was discovered in the 11200 block of South Langley Avenue in the Pullman neighborhood.
Six more shootings left eight others wounded.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel recognized the high crime presence earlier this month when he proposed a gun control ordinance. Police Supt. Garry McCarthy this week said he is encouraged by the falling crime rates. The 49 homicides in July were six less than the previous year, McCarthy.
Book recommendation for you - BTW it was written by a doctor. http://www.amazon.com/The-CIA-Doctors-Violations-Psychiatrists/dp/0976550806/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1344200467&sr=8-1&keywords=cia+doctors
Hey NBC, how many of Holder’s people shot and killed Obama’s sons, (if he had had any) in Chicago this week end?
Horrible. We have some Sikh neighbors here in Chicago. Great people and a fine family. I’d trust them with the lives of my children.
in my experience the Sikh are good people, hard working and honest. Damn shame some freaking wacko did this.
Glancing quickly through the posts at your link, we come to JayFromPA, who claims to own "double-digit" firearms while being "WELL to the left of Bernie Sanders" and "wants to get back on topic now, eh". What a freak!
If right-wing Pennsylvania gun owners are "bitter clingers", what is the accepted PC label for Jay?