Breaking: Shooting at Sikh Temple in Wisconsin
WKOW in Wisconsin reports: Shooting Reported at an Oak Creek Temple.
OAK CREEK (WKOW) – Police scanner reports that several people have been shot at a temple in Oak Creek Sunday morning.
Police radio reports that several people have been shot at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek located on the 7000 block of South Howell Avenue. Oak Creek is a suburb of Milwaukee.
According to Oak Creek Patch, the incident occurred around 10:45 a.m. and initial reports said there were four victims and an active shooter.
Oak Creek Patch reports that recent count of possible victims could be between eight and 20 people.
Authorities report the shooter may have left the area. A witness told Oak Creek Patch that the shooter was a heavy-build white male with a bald head. He was wearing a sleeveless T-shirt and last seen with two handguns.
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#sikhtemple SWAT team preparing to go inside temple now. Children hostages in basement
#sikhtemple Head priest locked inside bathroom with cell phone as an estimated 20 to 30 victims in temple. Ambulances waiting
Police spokesman says one attacker was shot by a policeman and is “down.” The police officer was also shot, but is expected to survive.
A live video feed from WISN:
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