Wade Michael Page: Wisconsin Sikh Temple Shooting Suspect Was White Supremacist, Army Veteran

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Wade Michael Page has been identified by the FBI as the man who walked into a Sikh temple with a 9 mm handgun and killed at least six people Sunday.

Page was shot dead by 32-year police veteran Sam Lenda on the scene of the horrific Oak Creek, Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting. He was 40 years old.

The bald, heavily tattooed Page was an Army veteran trained in psychological warfare before being demoted and discharged more than a decade ago.

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Page joined the Army in 1992 and was discharged in 1998. He was described Monday by the Southern Poverty Law Center as a "frustrated neo-Nazi."

CBS News claims Page was a white supremacist and his active in the obscure white supremacy music scene with groups Definite Hate and End Apathy.

Mark Potok, a senior fellow at the nonprofit civil rights organization in Montgomery, Ala., said his music reflects "what he went out and actually did."

The music often talked about genocide against Jews and other minorities.

In a 2010 interview, Wade Michael Page allegedly told a white supremacist website that he became active in white-power music back in 2000.

His motive was still largely a mystery, however. No manifesto, angry blog or even Facebook rants to explain the attack have been linked to him.

When the shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in suburban Milwaukee ended, at least six victims ranging in age from 39-84 lay dead.

Three others were critically wounded, including Oak Creek Police Officer Lt. Brian Murphy. Our thoughts are with the victims of this tragedy.

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