At least 6 dead in shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin

Updated: August 05, 2012 23:10 IST

At least six people have been killed in a mass shooting at a Gurudwara outside of Milwaukee in Wisconsin on Sunday. According to police, the shooter has also been killed.

At least 6 dead in shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin
At least six people have been killed in a mass shooting at a Gurudwara outside of Milwaukee in Wisconsin on Sunday. According to police, the shooter has also been killed.
At least 6 dead in shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin
Reports say at least two people have been taken to the main trauma hospital in the area. A SWAT team reportedly went into the building and brought out an undetermined number of injured people.
At least 6 dead in shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin
There were anxious relatives waiting outside the gurudwara. According to reports, a witness told officers that the suspect was a white male, with a heavy build, bald head and wearing a sleeveless T-shirt.
At least 6 dead in shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin
There were children inside the Gurudwara for "language lessons" which begin at 11.30 am. Relatives of those inside the Gurudwara said they had been told that women and children were hiding in closets.
At least 6 dead in shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin
There were conflicting reports about whether another gunman had taken hostages inside the temple. But police later said they do not believe a second shooter was involved.
At least 6 dead in shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin
Two policemen seen on the roof of the gurudwara, trying to enter to deal with situation.
At least 6 dead in shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin
The police said the first officer to arrive at the gurudwara encountered a man they believe was the shooter. The two exchanged gunfire in which the suspect was killed.
At least 6 dead in shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin
The shooting comes just over two weeks after a gunman killed 12 people and wounded nearly 60 in a mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado.
At least 6 dead in shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin
Photo sent by AJ Bayatpour @AJBayatpour
At least 6 dead in shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin
Photo sent by AJ Bayatpour @AJBayatpour
At least 6 dead in shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin
Photo sent by AJ Bayatpour @AJBayatpour
At least 6 dead in shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin
Photo sent by Andrew Kaczynski @BuzzFeedAbdrew
At least 6 dead in shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin
Photo sent by Andrew Kaczynski @BuzzFeedAbdrew

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