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Chief: Officer Response Limited Sikh Temple Tragedy

August 06, 2012  | 

Oak Creek (Wis.) Police Chief John Edwards said officers arriving on the scene of the Sikh Temple shooting "stopped a tragedy that could have been a lot worse."

An Oak Creek police officer was helping a victim outside the temple when the gunman opened fire on him. A second Oak Creek officer returned fire, killing the shooter. Their names have not been released.

The wounded police officer was taken to Froedtert Hospital. The officer was in critical condition with gunshot wounds, a hospital spokesman told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Read Full Story at JSonline.com

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Tags: Active Shooters, Oak Creek (Wis.) PD, Sikh Temple Shooting, First Responders


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Sarib Singh @ 8/6/2012 8:46 PM

I want to express my deep admiration and gratitude for the courage of Lt. Brian Murphy and the other brave officers who responded and put a stop to this senseless violence.

You represent America at its best. We are proud of you. You have honored all of us and are an inspiration. Thank you!

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