Feedback
News
gallery

Gunman opens fire at Sikh temple in Wisconsin

A gunman opened fire Sunday morning at a Sikh temple outside of Milwaukee, killing six people and wounding at least three others, including a police officer, before being shot to death, authorities said.

Mourners take part in a candle light vigil for the victims of the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin shooting in Milwaukee on Sunday, Aug 5. An unidentified gunman killed six people at the suburban Milwaukee temple on Sunday in a rampage that left terrified congregants hiding in closets and others texting friends outside for help. The suspect was killed outside the temple in a shootout with police officers.

Jeffrey Phelps / FR59249 AP

People gather at a candle light vigil at Cathedral Square in downtown Milwaukee, Sunday.

Tom Lynn / X80002

Members of the police, FBI, Fire Department and Bomb Squad set up at near the home of the alleged shooter on Sunday. Local and federal investigators said they are treating the shootings as a "domestic terrorism type incident."

Tasos Katopodis / AFP

A distraught women is helped to a car outside of the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, Sunday.

Stringer / X80002

Police approach the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek, Wis., where a mass shooting took place on Sunday.

Jeffrey Phelps / FR59249 AP

A man wipes away tears outside the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek on Sunday.

Jeffrey Phelps / FR59249 AP

A tactical officer runs to position as SWAT officers surround the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin where a gunman fired upon people before a service. The gunman was later shot dead by a police officer.

Darren Hauck / Getty Images North America

A police officer talks with bystanders outside the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin.

Darren Hauck / Getty Images North America

Bystanders looks on as SWAT officers surround the Sikh temple.

Darren Hauck / Getty Images North America

SWAT officers surround the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin.

Darren Hauck / Getty Images North America

A woman waits with others for word on a shooting the Sikh temple.

Jeffrey Phelps / FR59249 AP