Officials: Sikh temple shooter was an Army veteran

Authorities say the shooter who killed six people at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin yesterday was an Army veteran.Wade Michael Page opened fire yesterday at

OAK CREEK, Wis. - Authorities say the shooter who killed six people at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin yesterday was an Army veteran.

Wade Michael Page opened fire yesterday at a Sikh temple yesterday, killing one woman and five men in Oak Creek, Wis.

While in the service, Page was a repairman for the Hawk missile system and then became a psychological warfare specialist. Page served from 1992 to 1998.

Page, 40, is also believed to have been a white supremacist.

Authorities say Page did not say a word during the shooting. He was killed by police after critically wounding an officer.

To watch the full news conference on the Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting, click on iO Extra on Channel 612.

Police: 7 dead in shooting at Sikh temple in WI

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