Gunfire heard in Sikh temple shooting 911 calls

OAK CREEK, WI - AUGUST 05: Police work outside the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin where at least one gunman stormed the mass and opened fire August, 5, 2012 Oak Creek, Wisconsin. At least six people are reported to have been killed when a shooter, who was shot dead by a police officer, opened fire on congregants in the Milwaukee suburb. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) Scott Olson

(AP) MILWAUKEE - Gunfire can be heard in recordings of emergency calls from the scene of the shooting that killed six worshippers at a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee.

Milwaukee County authorities on Wednesday released tapes from the Aug. 5 attack at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin.

As one caller says, "There's a shooting," the sound of gunfire can be heard in the background.

Another woman calls to report hearing gunfire and seeing someone shot. The call gets disconnected, and the dispatcher calls back twice, with no luck.

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At one point, with phones ringing nonstop, a dispatcher says, "Oh my god."

White supremacist Wade Michael Page opened fire at the temple before shooting himself in the head after being wounded by an officer.


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