Sikh Temple Shooter Identified

Sikh Temple Shooter IdentifiedImages of Page via MySpace.

The man responsible for the shooting at yesterday's shooting at the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, WI, that left seven people dead, including the gunman himself, has been identified. Fox News sources fingered the shooter as 40-year-old Wade Michael Page, a former Army soldier who was once stationed at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. Page was killed during a shootout with an officer who sustained "eight or nine" gunshot wounds himself.

A temple member described the shooter as a bald white man with a 9/11 tattoo, and a special agent from the ATF said that Page had tattoos that suggested he may have been a white supremacist. The meaning of his tattoos are being investigated. The FBI is treating the shooting as an act of domestic terrorism. Page has also been identified as the leader of the white supremacist band End Apathy.

[via Gawker, The Huffington Post, and ABC News]

 

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