7th August, 2012, Oak Creek (Wisconsin): The armed man who killed 6 people at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin has been identified. Authorities told that the forty year old United States army veteran might have links with white supremacist groups and they are investigating whether he had skinhead rock bands’ membership.
On Sunday, the assaulter was shot dead by the police right at the scene. His name is Wade Michael Page. From 1992 to 1998, he worked as a soldier, told John Edwards.
Some survivors described Sunday’s incident and they told that children and women were hiding behind the community kitchen of the Sikh temple when the armed man stormed into the building. Those who, were trying to flee, were falling on to each other. There was blood everywhere.
Federal authorities were covering this attack as an act of domestic terrorism. Southern Poverty Law Center that tracks hate groups stated that the gunman was a member of 2 racist band called Definite Hate and End Apathy.
According to reports, Wade Michael Page was dismissed from the Army because of patterns of misconduct. He had served 6 years in the Army but he was never posted outside the country.