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Obama: US 'heartbroken' over Sikh temple deaths


WASHINGTON (WKOW) -- President Barack Obama says "all of us are heartbroken by what happened" this weekend during a shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.

On Monday, Obama told reporters in the Oval Office that Americans would "recoil" at the violence if ethnicity were a factor. The president says "we are all one people and we look after one another."

A gunman, identified as Wade Michael Page, killed six people Sunday before being shot to death by police. Oak Creek police say the 40-year-old was an Army veteran and former leader of a white supremacist heavy metal band.

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