Seven killed in Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting
August 6 , 2012
At least seven people, including a gunman, have died during a shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek in the state of Wisconsin.
The attacker ambushed a policeman at the scene, shooting him several times, before a second officer returned fire and killed the gunman.
The shot officer was among three people left injured.
At a press conference, Police Chief John Edwards said they were treating the attack as a "domestic terrorist-type incident", adding that the FBI would take over the investigation.
At least two reports from inside the temple, or gurdwara, suggested the attacker was a white male.
Authorities said calls had been made to the emergency services at about 10:25 local time.
Four people were dead inside the temple and three outside, including the gunman.