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Breaking News – Mass Shooting at Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin

Multiple People Reported Shot at Sikh Temple in Wisconsin »

Reports out of Wisconsin indicate multiple people have been shot at a Sikh temple south of Milwaukee. WISN-TV live coverage streaming here.

Aug. 5, 2012

A mass shooting has occurred at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisc., just outside Milwaukee.

At least four people have been reported injured in the mass shooting and no suspect has been identified. Hospitals in the area were told to be ready for up to 20 shooting victims, according to police radio reports.

According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, a SWAT team entered the temple after the shooting and evacuated the uninjured members.

Among those shot was the president of the temple, the Journal Sentinel reported.

The incident reportedly occurred around 10:45 a.m. at the temple, where people were gathering for a morning service.

According to information broadcast over police radio, a witness to the shooting told law enforcement the shooter was a white male, bald, with a heavy build. He was wearing a sleeveless T-shirt, according to Oak Creek Patch. He was last seen with two handguns.

A spokeswoman for Froedert Hospital, the main trauma center in the Milwaukee area, said that two men were taken there and the hospital was ready to receive more.

There are more than a dozen ambulances parked outside the temple, and police moved media and a handful of bystanders to an area near the temple.

Oak Creek police have not released any information yet on the shooting.

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