Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Ordinary Heroes fundraiser started in downtown Waukesha in response to Aurora, CO, shooting.
One tragedy after another has lead a group of Waukesha college students to change fundraising plans. Originally, the Ordinary Heroes fundraiser began in downtown Waukesha in response to the tragic shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, CO. Now the college students in charge of the fundraiser have announced that they are now looking to help out after the Sikh temple shooting Sunday in Oak Creek. “After raising over $1,000, we are officially shifting gears to help out those affected by the Oak Creek shooting,” states the Ordinary Heroes Facebook page. The Ordinary Heroes fundraiser is scheduled to occur in downtown Waukesha in conjunction with Freeman Friday Night Live at 6:30 p.m. Friday.
Monday, August 6, 2012
One day after the attack at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek, people are looking for ways to support and assist the victims and the congregation. Vigils are being scheduled, donations are being scheduled, and there is a broad call for education
People are coming together to support victims of a mass shooting Sunday at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek, through prayer and donations. The shooting took the lives of six members of the Sikh temple and wounded at least three others, including an Oak Creek officer. The Sikh community, through the City of Oak Creek, released this statement on Facebook: A message from the Oak Creek Sikh Community to everyone who has graciously offered their gift of time, talets and contributions. A joint funeral for the six temple shooting victims has been scheduled for Friday morning, at Oak Creek High School. The service is open to the public. If you are looking for other ways to get involved, here is how you can help: Vigils Vigils are being…
This is a list of everything you need to know about the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin shooting in Oak Creek, WI.
Seven people, including the gunman, died after a shooting rampage at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek Aug. 5, and new details are constantly pouring in. Patch is vigorously following all angles of the story. Check out our special section completely devoted to the shooting, featuring breaking details, video interviews and photos from Sunday at the temple. For instant updates follow Oak Creek Patch on Facebook and Twitter. Meanwhile, here is a list of everything to know about the Sikh Temple shooting. Click the larger headline to read each story. One week after violence at the Sikh Temple, the Oak Creek mayor calls on residents to celebrate the diversity of the city. Members gathered at the Oak Creek temple one week following a …
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Sikh Temple of Wisconsin members, along with police and city officials, comment on Sunday's shooting there, which is being deemed an act of domestic terrorism.
Check out this video with Patch's coverage of Sunday's Sikh Temple of Wisconsin shooting, where six were killed and three were injured. Many temple members were shocked and saddened by the incident, which is being classified as an act of domestic terrorism.
Nearly 100 members gathered outside the temple as word of the shooting spread across southeastern Wisconsin Sunday morning.
Since opening its doors nearly five years ago, the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek has been a place where peaceful people came to worship, pray and express their religious feelings. On Sunday, it was the site of a senseless violence, and the nation’s second mass shooting in just more than two weeks. According to police, a gunman killed six people inside the temple and wounded dozens more, including an Oak Creek police officer, before being killed in a shootout Sunday morning. The incident, classifed by officials as "domestic terror," left temple members shocked and in disbelief. "This is disgraceful for the community and the whole world,” one member, who drives from Madison to Sikh services in Oak Creek each Sunday, told Patch. “It's…
In the face of a tragic Sunday shooting at a temple in Oak Creek, leaders and members of the community attempt to put the tragedy in perspective.
Leaders from Wisconsin and around the country are now trying to bring perspective to a horrific mass shooting Sunday that left seven dead at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek. At roughly 10:30 a.m,. a gunman opened fire in the temple, and police received an unintelligible call from inside the temple. An Oak Creek police officer who was first to the scene was shot multiple times by a gunman outside the temple, but is expected to survive. An officer shot the gunman and that person is presumed dead. The tragedy has led other state and national leaders to weigh in on the shooting in an effort to bring some perspective to an event that is so fresh in the minds of all involved. President Barack Obama released a statement Sunday that …
Seven people, including shooter, died Sunday morning at Oak Creek temple; veteran police officer among those injured.
Story updated at 7:50 a.m. Monday; includes name of gunman. At least seven people are confirmed dead and three others injured, following the Sunday morning shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek. Police on Monday said one gunman was responsible for the act: Wade Michael Page, a 40-year-old Army veteran. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is reporting that Page was attached to the Fort Bragg base in North Carolina. He recently moved to a duplex in the 3700 block of E. Holmes Avenue in Cudahy, the newspaper reported. Three bodies were found outside the temple at 7512 S. Howell Ave. and four were inside the building. Among the deceased is the gunman, who apparently acted alone. The two officers who first arrived at the temple …