Sikh Shooter Died of Self Inflicted Wounds

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2012  |  Updated 10:33 AM CDT
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The FBI now says the gunman in the Wisconsin Sikh temple shootings died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head after he was shot by police.

FBI Special Agent in Charge Teresa Carlson told a Wednesday news conference that investigators also have not yet "clearly defined a motive" for Sunday shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin that left six worshippers dead.

Wade Michael Page was originally reported to have died from wounds inflicted by a Wisconsin police officer who fired on the man during during an exchange of bullets.

The 40-year-old former Army sergeant entered a gurdwara in the Milwaukee suburb of Oak Creek, Wisc., Sunday armed with a 9mm semiautomatic handgun, killed five men and one woman and wounded another four people, including a police officer he shot multiple times, authorities said.

Feds were investigating the incident as an act of domestic terrorism.

On Sunday, police arrested the ex-girlfriend Page. 

Misty Cook, 31, was taken into custody after police said an illegal gun was found in the home she at one point shared with gunman Wade Michael Page

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