Incident

8-05-2012 Wisconsin Oak Creek 10-1

Location

August 05, 2012

Sikh Temple of Wisconsin
Incident Address
Oak Creek, Wisconsin

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Prakash Singh
  • Age: 39
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Paramjit Kaur
  • Age: 41
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Sita Singh
  • Age: 41
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Ranjit Singh
  • Age: 49
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Satwant Singh Kaleka
  • Age: 65
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Baba Punjab Singh
  • Age: 72
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Suveg Singh Khattra
  • Age: 84
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Participant Characteristics:
    • Law Enforcement
  • Name: Lieutenant Brian Murphy
  • Age: 51
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Wade Michael Page
  • Age: 40
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Suicide^
  • Murder/Suicide
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Officer shot
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator shot
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator suicide at standoff
  • Mass Murder (4+ deceased victims excluding the subject/suspect/perpetrator , one location)
  • Mass Shooting (4+ victims injured or killed excluding the subject/suspect/perpetrator, one location)
  • Hate crime
  • Backfill

Notes

Cops treated as domestic terror. 6 died on scene; 7th (Baba Punjab Singh) died in 2020. Lt. Murphy shot 15 times. Police shot gunman in stomach; killed self at scene. Gunman was Army vet, white supremacist, ties to neo-Nazi groups. Gun legally bought a week before shooting. No concealed carry permit.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 9mm

District

Congressional District: 1
State Senate District: 7
State House District: 21