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7 dead in Oak Creek temple shooting
WISN ^ | 8-5-12 | WISN News

Posted on 08/05/2012 12:10:21 PM PDT by bigbob

Police said that seven people are dead in a shooting at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek Sunday morning.

Greenfield Police Chief Brad Wentland said four people were deceased inside and three people deceased outside the Sikh Temple, 7512 S. Howell Ave. That is located just south of Rawson Avenue.

The shooting took place around 10:20 a.m.

(Excerpt) Read more at wisn.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: domesticterrorism; oakcreek; shooting; sikh; sikhtempleshooting; temple; wademichaelpage; wadepage
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Updating previous thread - now confirmed 7 dead.
1 posted on 08/05/2012 12:10:31 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: bigbob

for those not familiar, Oak Creek is a south suburb of Milwaukee WI.


2 posted on 08/05/2012 12:12:06 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: bigbob

Omg. Why? Prayers up.


3 posted on 08/05/2012 12:12:57 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: bigbob

Maybe a Muslim did it?


4 posted on 08/05/2012 12:14:06 PM PDT by rurgan (Sunset all laws at 4 years.China is destroying U.S. ability to manufacture,makes everything)
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To: bigbob

Correct me if I’m wrong, but the supreme Religion of Peace has little use for Sikhs as I recall.

Not that there is any connection of course.

Must be those darn Methodists again..../s


5 posted on 08/05/2012 12:16:14 PM PDT by George Varnum (Liberty, like our Forefather's Flintlock Musket, must be kept clean, oiled, and READY!)
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To: bigbob
How long before the media blames it on the tea party? Since it is a Sikh religious temple , sounds like a Muslim did it to me
6 posted on 08/05/2012 12:16:51 PM PDT by rurgan (Sunset all laws at 4 years.China is destroying U.S. ability to manufacture,makes everything)
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To: bigbob

Double Post ?

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2914900/posts


7 posted on 08/05/2012 12:18:12 PM PDT by George Varnum (Liberty, like our Forefather's Flintlock Musket, must be kept clean, oiled, and READY!)
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To: rurgan

Don’t jump to conclusions — islam is a ROP.


8 posted on 08/05/2012 12:20:46 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: bigbob

Update from WTMJ:

http://www.620wtmj.com/news/local/165061026.html

The shootings happened at about 10:00 a.m. at the Sikh Temple, on the 7500 block of South Howell Avenue in Oak Creek.

“An officer arrived on scene. He engaged an active shooter. The officer was shot multiple times. He has been transported to a local hospital and is expected to survive,” said Wentlandt. “The shooter was put down.”

Pictures from Chopper 4 showed at least four people who were shot, though Oak Creek Police did not confirm those reports.

One witness told Newsradio 620 WTMJ’s Dan O’Donnell that at least one, possibly four gunmen were hiding inside the temple after they started shooting.

-—developing-—


9 posted on 08/05/2012 12:21:14 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: George Varnum

10 posted on 08/05/2012 12:23:55 PM PDT by rurgan (Sunset all laws at 4 years.China is destroying U.S. ability to manufacture,makes everything)
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To: bigbob
From a story posted in "JSOnline"...."One of the temple's committee members, Ven Boba Ri, said that based on communication with people inside the temple, the shooter was a white male in his 30s.

He must be connected with the Tea Party - has the MSM started communicating this yet?
11 posted on 08/05/2012 12:30:00 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: George Varnum

It could also be just a run-of-the-mill jackass who saw the turbans and concluded incorrectly that they were Muslims.


12 posted on 08/05/2012 12:30:12 PM PDT by definitelynotaliberal (Nov. 6, 2012 - And the correct answer is no one is entitled to a bailout.)
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To: definitelynotaliberal

That’s what I’m worried about.


13 posted on 08/05/2012 12:36:10 PM PDT by TheRhinelander
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To: 353FMG
Obama just keeps letting them into the U.S.A.
14 posted on 08/05/2012 12:37:40 PM PDT by rurgan (Sunset all laws at 4 years.China is destroying U.S. ability to manufacture,makes everything)
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To: definitelynotaliberal

or KKK


15 posted on 08/05/2012 12:37:40 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's Welfare, Food Stamps, Division and Disability 'Legacy')
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To: 353FMG
Obama just keeps letting them into the U.S.A.


16 posted on 08/05/2012 12:38:37 PM PDT by rurgan (Sunset all laws at 4 years.China is destroying U.S. ability to manufacture,makes everything)
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To: rurgan

Yes, but he is watching ‘everyone’ I hear. /s


17 posted on 08/05/2012 12:39:00 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's Welfare, Food Stamps, Division and Disability 'Legacy')
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To: bigbob; All

New York police are increasing security at Sikh temples there.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/06/us/shooting-reported-at-temple-in-wisconsin.html?_r=1&hp


18 posted on 08/05/2012 12:42:55 PM PDT by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013 The end of an error.)
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To: Cheerio

not that I’ve heard, but in Harry Reid-speak “the story is out there”....so I guess it’s up to the Tea Party to prove it was NOT them, right? That seems to be the new rules of the Left...

This is a horrific crime, very sad for everyone involved, and also as we know, this will only fuel the fires of those who want to control guns, no matter what may be disclosed about the type of weapon involved in todays act.


19 posted on 08/05/2012 12:43:52 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: bigbob

Have they found their Tea Party suspect yet? Brian Ross is working on Facebook as we speak.


20 posted on 08/05/2012 12:44:02 PM PDT by bray (If you vote for a Communist, what's that make you?)
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To: bigbob
Governor Walker statement on Oak Creek incident

MADISON - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker released a statement Sunday regarding the fatal shooting in Oak Creek.

It reads: "While the situation in Oak Creek continues to develop rapidly, we are working with the FBI and local law enforcement. I became aware of the situation late this morning and continue to receive updated briefings.

"Our hearts go out to the victims and their families, as we all struggle to comprehend the evil that begets this terrible violence.

"At the same time, we are filled with gratitude for our first responders, who show bravery and selflessness as they put aside their own safety to protect our neighbors and friends.

"Tonette and I ask everyone to join us in praying for the victims and their families, praying for the safety of our law enforcement and first responder professionals and praying for strength and healing for this entire community and our state."
21 posted on 08/05/2012 12:46:15 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Yaelle

Omg. Why? Prayers up.

Because there are far more sick people walking around then you can imagine.....


22 posted on 08/05/2012 12:47:27 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: definitelynotaliberal

It could be, but 5 shooters total? Contrary to the FBI and SPLC, I doubt you could scrape 5 white supremacists together to do this kind of deed.


23 posted on 08/05/2012 12:48:38 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: bigbob

Oak Creek is my home town.


24 posted on 08/05/2012 12:51:57 PM PDT by Lando Lincoln (But that's just me.)
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To: George Varnum
It doesn't have any use for any other religions, including the other Islamic side in the Sunni/Shi'a schism.
25 posted on 08/05/2012 12:53:47 PM PDT by expat2
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To: bigbob

RIP.


26 posted on 08/05/2012 12:57:03 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: TribalPrincess2U
http://www.faithfreedom.org/


27 posted on 08/05/2012 1:03:20 PM PDT by rurgan (Sunset all laws at 4 years.China is destroying U.S. ability to manufacture,makes everything)
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To: bigbob

Thanx for the update. I wish we could all wait for a good deal more info before placing blame. Too many here, not you, have called out Muslims with no more evidence than DUs are now blaming the Tea Party. Let’s wait for info and pray for the dead, wounded, and their families.


28 posted on 08/05/2012 1:09:25 PM PDT by xkaydet65
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To: rurgan

What is that photo in reference too?


29 posted on 08/05/2012 1:12:14 PM PDT by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: SECURE AMERICA

Yes, Muslims don’t have much use for Sikhs. Look at the posts here. Good grief. Don’t people remember that after 9/11, one of the only persons murdered was a Sikh (I think in Texas, but not sure)? Apparently because he was wearing a turban, and he “looked like” an Arab Muslim.

Yes, there are far more “sick people walking around” than you can imagine.
The Sikhs by the way are very successful and probably more “capitalist” than many “natives”.


30 posted on 08/05/2012 1:14:05 PM PDT by Sigurdrifta
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To: bigbob

OK, what kind of gun did this man use?

Where did he get his gun? Legally or illegally?

How was he subdued?

Gun right folks want to know.


31 posted on 08/05/2012 1:14:08 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (bOTRT)
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To: TheBattman

Those are Muslims in that picture.


32 posted on 08/05/2012 1:23:50 PM PDT by rurgan (Sunset all laws at 4 years.China is destroying U.S. ability to manufacture,makes everything)
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To: Sigurdrifta

tragically, is was a lone idiot (drunk i believe) here in Mesa, AZ, who thought he’d be a hero after 9/11 and shot at an owner of a store or gas station.


33 posted on 08/05/2012 1:35:39 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: xkaydet65

Well said.

I’d prefer to stay off the bandwagon until more details are known.


34 posted on 08/05/2012 1:48:55 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (Hello OWS? We don't need a revolution like China's; China needs a revolution like OURS.)
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To: bigbob

Oh boy, here we go again. How much you want to bet a Tea Party fanatic will be blamed, again, before the facts are all known????


35 posted on 08/05/2012 1:50:12 PM PDT by ducttape45
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To: TheBattman

The bomb belt seems to indicate they are Islamic suicide bombers. Looks like the poster is confused between Sikhs and Muslims, thinking they are the same. His implicit message seems to be that we should not feel too bad about what happened to the Sikhs since they must be Islamic extremists sympathetic to terrorism.

I guess this is the best we can expect from the American public education system.


36 posted on 08/05/2012 1:53:44 PM PDT by jefferson31415
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To: jefferson31415

No I’m not confused. Islam hastes Sikh’s, Christians , etc.


37 posted on 08/05/2012 1:55:13 PM PDT by rurgan (Sunset all laws at 4 years.China is destroying U.S. ability to manufacture,makes everything)
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No I’m not confused. Islam hates Sikhs, Christians ,Hindus, etc.


38 posted on 08/05/2012 1:57:52 PM PDT by rurgan (Sunset all laws at 4 years.China is destroying U.S. ability to manufacture,makes everything)
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To: xkaydet65

Yes, prayers for the families.

On the tv news, just now, I hear a commentator say that the gunman directed fire on women and children. A terrible crime.


39 posted on 08/05/2012 2:08:49 PM PDT by BlackVeil
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To: bigbob

This is so sad... Sikhs are wonderful people ready and willing to defend ANYONE if the situation arises. I hope we can find the truth behind whatever spin gets laid on this...

Prayers being said for all touched by this tragedy.


40 posted on 08/05/2012 2:23:50 PM PDT by LibertyRocks
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To: rurgan
No. He's not Muslim. They're calling him a domestic terrorist.

The Oboma administration NEVER calls a Muslim terrorist a terrorist.

41 posted on 08/05/2012 2:24:45 PM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: definitelynotaliberal

> It could also be just a run-of-the-mill jackass who saw the
> turbans and concluded incorrectly that they were Muslims.

Yes that’s quite possible. I recall that one or more Sikhs were shot dead in the US after the Muslim-perpetrated 9/11 attacks.


42 posted on 08/05/2012 2:36:46 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Lando Lincoln

Yep. Mine too lived on 5th Ave near the old tannery on the lake. Then we moved upscale to South Milwaukee. ;-)


43 posted on 08/05/2012 2:37:04 PM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: concerned about politics
"No. He's not Muslim. They're calling him a domestic terrorist."

CBS just used that phrase to pimp tonight's evening snooze...

44 posted on 08/05/2012 2:38:16 PM PDT by StAnDeliver (2008 + IN, NC, FL, VA, OH, NV o/r IA = 271EV)
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To: bigbob

Feom Oak Creek PD dispatch:

“Suspect is still at large, white male, large build, white sleeveless tshirt last seen with 2 guns.”

Sleeveless T-shirt


45 posted on 08/05/2012 2:56:56 PM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: StAnDeliver
"No. He's not Muslim. They're calling him a domestic terrorist."
CBS just used that phrase to pimp tonight's evening snooze...

This administration (nor the MSM) didn't even call the Fort Hood shooter a terrorist, yet they're calling this guy a terrorist. They never call any Muslim killer a terrorist

So.,..this guy is NOT Muslim.

46 posted on 08/05/2012 2:58:40 PM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: concerned about politics

The gunman may have been a member of the Sikh community. There have been such incidents before, and most church shootings are by disaffected ex-members of the congregation. Similar in nature to family violence.


47 posted on 08/05/2012 3:15:52 PM PDT by BlackVeil
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To: rurgan

And our congresscritters keep on agreeing with him because they all are of the opinion that islam is a ROP.

Right?

If not, why don’t they say something?


48 posted on 08/05/2012 3:24:54 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: Winstons Julia
I’d prefer to stay off the bandwagon until more details are known.

Me too. However, the best information came out early in the Aurora shooting, which was eventually suppressed - so I'll listen to anything and everything -- as I (humbly) would suggest we all do -- while the First Amendment is still intact...

49 posted on 08/05/2012 3:44:49 PM PDT by LurkedLongEnough
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To: Sigurdrifta

On turbans and sikhs.

Over the ears, no more fears
Ears showing, danger growing...

Sikhs wear ther turbans over their ears, ropers leave ther ears sticking out, they are also wrapped differently too.


50 posted on 08/05/2012 4:11:04 PM PDT by GraceG
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