Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting

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On August 5, 2012, a mass shooting took place at the gurdwara (Sikh temple) in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, United States where 40-year-old Wade Michael Page fatally shot six people and wounded four others.wikipedia
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Sikhism in the United States

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President Barack Obama offered his condolences, calling the Sikh community "a part of our broader American family," and ordered flags at federal buildings flown at half-staff until August 10 to honor the victims.
A 2012 shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin garnered national and international attention, with then President Obama ordering flags to be half-staffed at all federal buildings.

Hammerskins

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Page had ties to white supremacist and neo-Nazi groups, and was reportedly a member of the Hammerskins.
On August 5, 2012, Hammerskin Wade Michael Page was shot by police and died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head after he killed six people in a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.

Amar Kaleka

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In the aftermath of the shooting, Amar Kaleka, the son of Satwant Singh Kaleka, became involved in politics, supporting gun control and new legislation to reduce hate crimes.
Following his father's death in the Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting in 2012, Kaleka became involved in politics, supporting gun control, progressive economic reform, and the peace agenda.

Domestic terrorism

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The Joint Terrorism Task Force investigated the site, and Oak Creek police chief John Edwards said his force treated the incident as a "domestic terrorism incident" in "the beginning stages of this investigation".
From the late 20th to the early 21st centuries, lone wolf terrorism in the United States has primarily been associated with white supremacy, Islamic fundamentalism, anti-social, and anti-government extremists such as Charles Whitman, Timothy McVeigh, Dylann Roof, Robert Bowers, Wade Michael Page, Ted Kaczynski, Eric Rudolph, Eric Harris, Dylan Klebold, James Holmes, Omar Mateen,and Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Blue Eyed Devils

He founded the band End Apathy in 2005 and played in the bands Definite Hate and Blue Eyed Devils, all considered racist white-power bands by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Other members included guitarist/singer Wade Page, who also played for the bands End Apathy and Definite Hate, and in 2012 committed the Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting.

2014 United States House of Representatives elections in Wisconsin

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As a member of the Democratic Party, Kaleka ran unsuccessfully in the Democratic primary for the United States House of Representatives in in the 2014 election.
Amar Kaleka, a documentary film maker and the son of a victim of the 2012 Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting, also ran for the Democratic nomination, but lost in the primary.

List of rampage killers (religious, political, or ethnic crimes)

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Mass shooting

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Perpetrators of mass shootings in the U.S. include Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, Edward Charles Allaway, James Edward Pough, Carl Robert Brown, Omar Mateen, Robert A. Hawkins, James Oliver Huberty, Nathan Dunlap, George Hennard, Dylann Roof, Adam Lanza, Nidal Malik Hasan, Charles Whitman, Jeff Weise, Gang Lu, Patrick Sherrill, Eric Houston, Barry Loukaitis, T.J. Lane, Charles Andrew Williams, Laurie Dann, Christopher Harper-Mercer, Gian Luigi Ferri, Mark Essex, Scott Evans Dekraai, Steven Kazmierczak, Jennifer San Marco, James Eagan Holmes, Anthony F. Barbaro, Michael McLendon, Rodrick Shonte Dantzler, Jared Lee Loughner, Seung-Hui Cho, Elliot Rodger, Charles Carl Roberts IV, Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, Robert Lewis Dear, Mitchell Johnson and Andrew Golden, Aaron Alexis, Wade Michael Page, Patrick Edward Purdy, Gavin Eugene Long, Micah Xavier Johnson, Kyle Aaron Huff, One L. Goh, Randy Stair, Stephen Paddock, Devin Patrick Kelley, William Atchison, Nikolas Cruz, Nasim Najafi Aghdam, Dimitrios Pagourtzis, David Katz, Robert Bowers, Scott Beierle, Ian Long, Zephen Xaver, Dakota Theriot, Gary Martin, John T. Earnest, Trystan Terrell, Devon Erickson and Alec Maya McKinney, DeWayne Craddock, Santino William Legan, Patrick Crusius, Connor Stephen Betts, Seth Ator, and Nathaniel Berhow.

Sikhism

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On August 5, 2012, a mass shooting took place at the gurdwara (Sikh temple) in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, United States where 40-year-old Wade Michael Page fatally shot six people and wounded four others.

Oak Creek, Wisconsin

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On August 5, 2012, a mass shooting took place at the gurdwara (Sikh temple) in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, United States where 40-year-old Wade Michael Page fatally shot six people and wounded four others. Following emergency calls around 10:25 a.m. CDT, police responded to a shooting at a Sikh gurdwara located in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.

United States

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On August 5, 2012, a mass shooting took place at the gurdwara (Sikh temple) in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, United States where 40-year-old Wade Michael Page fatally shot six people and wounded four others.

Cudahy, Wisconsin

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Page was an American white supremacist and Army veteran from Cudahy, Wisconsin.

Sikhs

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Apart from the shooter, all of the dead were members of the Sikh faith.

Barack Obama

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President Barack Obama offered his condolences, calling the Sikh community "a part of our broader American family," and ordered flags at federal buildings flown at half-staff until August 10 to honor the victims. The incident drew responses from President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Manmohan Singh

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The incident drew responses from President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Candlelight vigil

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Dignitaries attended candlelight vigils in countries such as the U.S., Canada, and India.

First Lady of the United States

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First Lady Michelle Obama visited the temple on August 23, 2012.

Michelle Obama

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First Lady Michelle Obama visited the temple on August 23, 2012.

9-1-1

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Following emergency calls around 10:25 a.m. CDT, police responded to a shooting at a Sikh gurdwara located in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.

Central Time Zone

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Following emergency calls around 10:25 a.m. CDT, police responded to a shooting at a Sikh gurdwara located in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.

9×19mm Parabellum

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He was armed with a 9mm Springfield XD(M) semi-automatic pistol.

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He was armed with a 9mm Springfield XD(M) semi-automatic pistol.

Semi-automatic pistol

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He was armed with a 9mm Springfield XD(M) semi-automatic pistol.