SACRAMENTO, CA, USA—The fugitive who had taken refuge at the Guru Nanak Sat Sangat of California Gurdwara has now been arrested by the police. Sikh24 was told that the fugitive entered the Gurdwara around 10:20 AM in the morning. At that time, Gurdwara’s elevators were undergoing inspection. The person came inside and climbed the stairs. Sacramento police were called at once.
An unknown man, described as a white caucasian rushing into the Gurdwara had set alarm within the Sacramento Sikh community. On August 5, 2012, a mass shooting took place at a Sikh gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, where 40-year-old white supremacist named Wade Michael Page fatally shot six people and wounded four others.
(10:52 AM PST) – EMERGING: Police Surround Sacramento Gurdwara To Seek Fugitive’s Arrest
Sikh24 has received reports about Sacramento police surrounding the Guru Nanak Sat Sangat of California Gurdwara. Police are seeking arrest of a fugitive who is believed to be inside the Gurdwara building.
Gurdwara is located at 8132 Elsie Ave in Sacramento, CA. It’s a two-story building and the fugitive is believed to be on the second floor, which is above the langar hall – the community kitchen of the Sikh Gurdwara.
This story will be updated as more details emerge.