UPDATED----- ABOUT WADE MICHAE PAGE
Aug 10, 2012
- FBI clarified that he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, after being shot in the stomach by officers
- Police have not found any notes or other clues as to why Page went on a killing at Gurdwara
- He moved around a lot in these days and the police is are reviewing his e-mails and other electronic records.
- According to Oak Creek Police Chief John Edwards and the FBI: Page might have links to the white supremacist movement, but nothing has been confirmed. He had legally purchased the 9 mm semiautomatic handgun with multiple ammunition magazines
- According to media report, Christopher Robillard of Oregon, his old Army buddy said, in 1990, whenever he rant- he was mostly non-white person and talked about "racial holy war"
- 2006-2010: One Iowa trucking company hired him and fired him as a driver for violating company policy
- Page was dismissed after he received an impaired-driving citation in North Carolina
- He lived in Fayetteville, North Carolina, for several years and bought a house which ran into financial trouble and later foreclosed
Aug 06, 2012
Sikh Temples's shooting suspect identified as Former U.S. Army soldier and white supremacist" or "skinhead"
Sunday's shooting suspect identified as:
- Former U.S. Army soldier Wade Michael Page, 40, served from April 1992 until October 1998 as a member of the psychological operations unit but never deployed
- He received basic training in Fort Sill, Okla., moved to Fort Bliss in Texas and finished at Fort Bragg, N.C.
- He won numerous medals, including two for good conduct and one for humanitarian service.
- In 1998: he was discharged from the army in 1998 for "patterns of misconduct.
- He was a "white supremacist" or "skinhead" but never be a amy organizations
- He was a frustrated neo-Nazi who had been the leader of a racist white-power band.
Police searched the apartment of the Michael Page and looking for clues to his motive
Sources: NRIpress,com Southern Poverty Law Center,CNN, ABC, Reuters and NBC
- The Sikh Center of Orange County will hold a special Diwan on Monday, August 6th at 7 pm at the Sikh Center of Orange County in memory of those who lost their lives while attending the Gurudwara, and pray for those recovering....according to Navneet S. Chugh | Attorney, C.P.A.
- Walnut Gurdwara Sahib, Walnut, CA will do a candle light vigil and ardaas for the victims of the Wisconsin Sikh Temple shooting at Walnut Gurdwara Sahib this Wednesday 8.8.2012. The Simran and Ardaas will begin at 6:30 PM and the vigil will be held at 8:30 PM......repored by Jagjit Singh Irani
AUG 05, 2012
Seven people, including a gunman shot by a police officer, have been
Three people wounded and one gunman killed by a police officer WHEN the officer was wounded
Four shot at gurudwara in US, two critical
Washington, Aug 5: At least four people were shot in an attack just after 10 a.m. Sunday at a Sikh gurudwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, just south of Milwaukee, according to US media reports. Two were in a critical condition in hospital.
A police SWAT team entered the building before noon and brought uninjured people out of the gurudwara at Howell Ave, the local Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported.
Among those who were shot was the president of the temple, it said.
People were in the gurudwara as early as 6.30 a.m. Sunday and many more were arriving for a service that was to begin about 11.30 a.m.
There were reports that children were taken to the building's basement after shots were fired, the Journal-Sentinel said.
Someone who sent a text message to a Journal Sentinel reporter shortly before noon said that there were two shooters with children possibly as hostages.
The head priest was locked inside a restroom with a cell phone and that there were as many as 20 to 30 victims, it said.
Two men have been admitted to Froedtert hospital, CNN reported citing a hospital spokesperson. One is in critical condition in the surgical intensive care unit and the other has been sent to an operating room.
CNN affiliate WTMJ reported that multiple people may have been shot outside the temple. The gunman may be on the loose, it said. Aerial pictures show multiple bodies in the parking lot....IANS
Oak Creek, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Gurudwara
Founded in October 1, 1997: Oak Creek, Gurudwara was built with 17,500 square-foot construction in 2007. The brick building has updated facilities, library, educational area, a play area for children and parking for 100 cars. It also provides space for child care of infants and small children.