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[Breaking] - Wisconsin Sikh Temple Shooting; 7 dead.

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Multiple Injuries, One Policeman shot, One Gunman 'down'.

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Several people have been shot after a gunman opened fire on the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, Patch reported.

The incident occurred on Sunday morning in Oak Creek.

According to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, witnesses say that as many as 30 people may have been shot.

The AP confirms the incident.

Witnesses told WTMJ that the suspect oped fire inside the temple. Police have not released any information about the suspected shooter and no deaths have been confirmed by authorities.

According to Patch, police scanner reports indicated that the suspect may still be at large.

WISN reports that there are still people inside the temple in what may be a hostage situation. A witness told the Journal-Sentinelsome of the reported hostages may be children.

This is a developing story...

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"According to the Journal Sentinel, one of the temple’s committee members said the motive for the shooting is unknown, but identified one shooter as a white male who is not a member of the temple, and suggested it may have been “a hate crime.”

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/shooting-at-wisconsin-sikh-temple-multiple-people-hurt-police/article4464024/

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yikes another shooting just after TDKR about two weeks ago.......hope this can be resolve quickly

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Well if there are in fact multiple shooters it should be an interesting case.

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I really, really hope this isn't religion-motivated. My thoughts go out to the injureds' families.

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I've read that the shooter has been "put down".

http://news.ca.msn.com/world/officer-suspect-shot-at-wisconsin-sikh-temple

Police in Oak Creek, Wisc., outside Milwaukee, say they're trying to determine if there was more than one gunman who opened fire inside a Sikh temple today, injuring many.

Officials say an officer was shot multiple times after he confronted the shooter and is in hospital. He is expected to survive.The gunman was shot and "put down," but police are still trying to secure the building. Dozens of people are reportedly inside hiding.

"This is an ongoing and fluid situation" said the police official, who pleaded with the media not to show images of police activity as they check out the building.

Lee Biblo, chief medical officer of Froedtert Hospital, told CNN that it has received three male patients and is on standby for more patients as needed. Froedtert is the main trauma centre in the community located about 18 kilometres south of Milwaukee.

Biblo said the three are all adults; two were shot in the face and one in the abdomen. They are all in critical condition

WISN television is showing live video from the scene with many police cars and ambulances at the temple's parking lot. Reports say people inside the temple are calling and sending short text messages to people outside.

Police are asking people not to call anyone inside the temple should individuals be trying to hide from the gunman.

Sukhwindar Nagr says he called his brother-in-law's phone and a priest at the temple answered. Nagr says the priest told him that his brother-in-law had been shot, along with three priests.

Nagr says the priest also said women and children were hiding in closets at the temple.

Oak Creek Police Department says the shooting took place at about 10:40 a.m. local time..

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel is reporting that multiple people, as many as 20, have been injured.

It's also reporting that a police SWAT team entered the building before noon and took uninjured people out of the temple.

With files from The Associated Press

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According to someone on the scene, children are being held hostage in the Temple basement and 3 priests have been killed, one an invited guest from India.

FBI and local law enforcement are on scene.

Police tactical teams in stand-off with hostage takers going on currently.

Shooters described as Caucasian, and described as well coordinated attack.

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I just heard this too. Who could possibly do such thing like this? :sadno:

CNN is reporting 4 dead inside and 3 dead outside.

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What are the chances shooters confused the Sikh temple with a mosque..

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What are the chances shooters confused the Sikh temple with a mosque..

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Could very well be it, I remember after 9/11, Sikhs got killed by people 'hunting' Muslims.

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7 ppl dead including a gunman. wow...

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