Vigil for Sikh Temple Victims in NYC

Former Army soldier Wade Michael Page walked into the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek, Wis., on Sunday and opened fire, killing six people

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    Members of the Sikh community in New York City held a candlelight vigil Wednesday night to remember the victims of the shooting at a temple in a Wisconsin suburb. News 4's Gus Rosendale reports. (Published Wednesday, Aug 8, 2012)

    Members of the Sikh community in New York City are holding a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of the shooting at a temple in a Wisconsin suburb.      

    The Manhattan Sikh Association held a vigil and moment of silence Wednesday evening in Union Square. The group also used the opportunity to educate attendees about who they are and what they believe in.

    "Unfortunately, it's not ignorance," said student Harjander Gill. "Sikhism isn't as prominent as Hinduism, Islam, Christianity. So sometimes we are not as well-represented." 

    Former Army soldier Wade Michael Page walked into the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek, Wis., on Sunday and opened fire, killing six people and wounding three more.

    NYPD Boosts Presence Around NYC Temples

    [NY] NYPD Boosts Presence Around NYC Temples
    Police have increased security around New York City temples after the Sikh temple massacre in Wisconsin. Roseanne Colletti reports. (Published Monday, Aug 6, 2012)

    Police killed Page in a parking lot shoot-out.

    The NYPD has stepped up patrols around Sikh temples as a precaution following the shooting in Wisconsin.

    NYPD Increases Presence at Sikh Temples Following Wisconsin Shooting

    [NY] NYPD Increases Presence at Sikh Temples Following Wisconsin Shooting
    The NYPD has increased coverage around Sikh temples in New York City, following a shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin that left at least seven people dead and three wounded. Ida Siegal reports. (Published Friday, Aug 10, 2012)

    Mayor Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly attended a prayer service inside the Richmond Hill temple Monday afternoon.

    They later spoke to the press, and Bloomberg decried what he called the "deafening silence" of the presidential candidates on the issue of gun control.

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