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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Wade Page's Violent End

Sikhs at vigil in Oak Creek, Wisconsin on August 7, 2012
REUTERS/John Gress
 


MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin, Aug. 8, 2012 (Reuters) — The white supremacist gunman who killed six people at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, the FBI said on Wednesday.

A police officer shot and wounded the gunman, Wade Page, 40, in the stomach outside the temple in Oak Creek on Sunday, said Teresa Carlson, an FBI special agent in charge.

"Subsequent to that wound, it appears that Page died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head," she told a news conference.

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