Sikh Temple Shooting

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Every Sunday, hundreds of worshippers descend on the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek, the site of a mass shooting last summer.

August 5th marks the one year anniversary of the Sikh Temple shootings. Activities have been planned in Oak Creek and Milwaukee to remember the six victims and those injured - Baba Punjab Singh and Oak Creek Police Lt. Brian Murphy.

The Sikh Temple of Wisconsin's website reads, "Your presence would show that this is not only a Sikh tragedy, but also an American tragedy. We must fight this violence not with more violence but by coming together with kindness and love."

A group called Sikhs for Justice wants to serve a federal summons on an Indian head of state, while he’s visiting Milwaukee.

Oak Creek Police Lt. Brian Murphy says he will retire from the force on June 12.

Family members of the people killed and injured in the Sikh temple tragedy received First Lady Michelle Obama’s condolences Thursday. Mrs. Obama met with the families in Oak Creek, after appearing at a campaign stop in Milwaukee.

It has been more than two weeks since a Cudahy man entered the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek and shot and killed six congregants who had gathered for Sunday services. Wade Michael Page also injured four people before killing himself.

Visitation is going on this morning in Oak Creek for the victims of Sunday’s shootings at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin. Six temple-goers were killed in shootings by Wade Michael Page of Cudahy before Page reportedly killed himself.

Family members of the six people slain at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, shared their grief and consolation Friday and offered reflections on their loved ones to a crowd of hundreds gathered in the Oak Creek High School gymnasium. Dignitaries, including U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder expressed condolences to the community during the joint funeral for the six.