No Motive Yet in Sikh Temple Shooting


The FBI says is has not identified a motive yet in the shooting of six people at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek on Sunday.

The gunman, identified today as Wade Michael Page, a 40-year-old army veteran, was also killed in the shooting at the temple.

Teresa Carlson is the FBI’s Special Agent in charge of the investigation. She spoke at a news conference this morning.

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“The FBI is working very closely with the Oak Creek police department, and a host of other local state, and federal agencies. This remains an active investigation, we are investigating it as a possible act of domestic terrorism, however motive is still being assessed at this time.”

The Southern Poverty Law Center, an Alabama group that monitors hate crimes, says that the suspect was a musician in a white supremacist band.

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