Shooting Yesterday At Sikh Temple

Shooting Yesterday At Sikh Temple


“The children were downstairs, in Sunday school.

The women were in the kitchen nearby, cooking the weekly meal that is free to all.

And the gunman was striding into the wide-open Sikh Temple, bent on killing as many people as he could.

Then came the shots, ripped off, according to a weapons instructor who lives nearby, “as fast as you can pull the trigger.”

By the time the shooter was done, six people lay dead or mortally wounded in what Oak Creek police said was being treated as a domestic terrorist incident – if so, one without precedent in Wisconsin.

Counting the gunman – fatally shot by an Oak Creek police officer – the death count stands at seven.

“This,” a temple leader said later, “is insanity.”

Truly it is insanity when one cannot go about living one’s faith without FEAR of being attacked, including being shot and killed. My prayers and condolences, to the families of the dead, as well as concern for those who survived.

With MANY THANKS To Rocl Romell, With

Mike Johnson, Karen Herzog, Annysa Johnson, Tom Daykin, Meg Jones, John Diedrich, Bruce Vielmetti, Don Walker, James B. Nelson, Georgia Pabst, Crocker Stephenson, Paul Gores, Raquel Rutledge, Bill Glauber, Ellen Gabler, Allan Vestal, Jenn Amur, Dan Egan, Craig Nickels, Nicole Levy, Aisha Qidwae and Emily Eggleston of the Journal Sentinel staff. Plus also JSOnline.

Read More Here:“FBI: Motive In Oak Creek Sikh Temple Shooting Unclear”

 

 

 

English: Sikh Temple, Chapeltown Road, Leeds, ...
English: Sikh Temple, Chapeltown Road, Leeds, LS7 4HY (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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