Sikh Community Shooting in Milwaukee Not Racially Motivated

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Statement regarding shooting at Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin: Several people have been injured in a shooting incident. The Sikh community in the United States has been active citizens since the late 1800’s in the USA. Sikhism is a monotheistic faith that requires them to wear a turban and one of the youngest religions in the world. ‘The incident in Milwaukee has been a shock, we are concerned about the victims and their families. We understand that this was a ‘random’ act and not one motivate by race. So, we are asking for the support from the greater community for their prayers for the victims and their families,’ said Amarjit Singh from the Illinois Sikh Community Center.