AirTalk for August 6, 2012

Sikh temple shooting

Wisconsin Community Reels After Gunman Kills Six At Sikh Temple

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People console each other at the command center near the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin where yesterday a gunman fired upon people at service August, 6, 2012 Oak Creek, Wisconsin.

Six people and a gunman are dead after a shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin. The gunman has been identified as Wade Michael Page, an Army veteran and a former leader of white-supremacist band End Apathy. The Southern Poverty Law Center called the shooter, a "frustrated neo-Nazi."

According to officials and witnesses, Page walked into the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and started shooting people preparing for Sunday services. Reports say Page killed six people and critically wounded three others before he was shot to death by police. Police are calling this domestic terrorism. We check in with a reporter Wisconsin Public Radio’s Chuck Quirmbach for the latest on the story.

Guest:

Don Walker, Reporter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


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