BREAKING: Mass Shooting at Sikh Gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA

At least two gunman opened fire during morning services on Sunday at a Sikh Gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, and remained on the loose inside the temple, possibly holding hostages, according to witnesses.

Police, ambulances and the fire department were on the scene at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, located about 20 minutes south of Milwaukee.

The dispatcher for Oak Creek Fire Department said first reports of the shooting came in about 10:30 a.m. local time (11.30 a.m. EDT).

“We do have a shooting,” she said. “Our whole department is out there, and others as well.” She did not have details on any possible victims.

Police officials declined to comment.

It was unclear how many people may have been wounded in the shooting. But two witnesses said the shooter or shooters were still inside the building.

Carolyn Bellin, spokeswoman for Froedhart & The Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, told CNN two men had been brought in and one was undergoing surgery.


  1. We strongly condemned the shooting incident happend at Gurdwara, Oak Creek, Wis., south of Milwaukee. We share these moments of sorrow with the bereaved families. May Allah give them courage to bear this irrepairable loss.

    From All staff members of
    Pakistan Tours Limited(Paksitan Tourism Development Corporation)

  2. Our condolences to the family of the victims. Wanted to reach out to our Sikh brothers and sisters, please let us know if fellow Indians in the US can do anything to help. A Gurdwara site or link to coordinate help efforts if any would be great. Our prayers are with all of you.


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