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China: What caused US army vet to go on a shooting rampage?
What caused U.S. army veteran to go on shooting rampage?
CHICAGO, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- A disturbing portrait of
the Wisconsin gunman continued to emerge on Monday, as law enforcement
officials tried to find what caused the suspect to shot six people dead
and three wounded at a Sikh temple.
The 40-year-old suspect, Wade Michael Page, a U.S. Army veteran and
alleged former white supremacist, was shot dead by the police shortly
after the Sunday shooting rampage in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.
While Oak Creek Police Chief John Edwards did not give a motive for
the shooting, it is being treated as an act of "domestic terrorism.