Sunday, August 5, 2012

More Shoot'em Ups

OLB tribute for victims, Cathedral Square, Milwaukee, WI, 8/5/12
Scene outside Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, Oak Creek, WI, 8/5/2012. Another mass killing in America's Heartland.

A number of people (7 dead, according to current reports) have been killed and wounded at a Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, a suburb of Milwaukee, WI.

According to reports, a shooter confronted police upon their arrival. The shooter shot an officer multiple times; officer shot the the shooter. Officer was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive after surgery. Shooter is on the ground at the site outside the temple, presumed deceased.

People inside report as many as four shooters, but police have not seen indications of more than one white male in his 30's and suspect reports of more shooters refer to the same man. There were also reports of a hostage situation, but there is no confirmation.

Investigation is ongoing.

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