Sikh Temple Shooter Killed Self: FBI

Wade Michael Page shot self in head after being shot by police
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Aug 8, 2012 10:29 AM CDT
Sikh Temple Shooter Killed Self: FBI
This undated photo provided by the FBI on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 shows Wade Michael Page, a suspect in the Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012 Sikh temple shootings in Oak Creek, Wis.   (AP Photo/FBI)

Wisconsin Sikh temple shooter Wade Michael Page died of a self-inflicted gunshot to the head after he was shot and wounded by police, the FBI announced at a news conference today. An FBI special agent added that investigators have interviewed more than 100 people, combed through Page's email, and recovered evidence from the scene—139 items were taken from the temple's parking lot alone. But they have not yet "clearly defined a motive" for the Sunday shooting that left six worshipers dead.

Detectives have warned they might never learn for certain what drove him to attack total strangers in a holy place. The special agent noted that investigators have not found any kind of note left by Page. "We have not identified anyone else responsible for the shooting," she added. (More Sikh temple shooting stories.)

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