Wisconsin Sikh shooting victims to be remembered at Monroeville temple
MONROEVILLE, Pa. —
The head of a local Sikh temple, along with county leaders, will hold a vigil Saturday to honor those killed and wounded in theSikh temple shootings in Wisconsin.
The Pittsburgh Sikh Gurdwara will hold a candlelight vigil at the temple on McKenzie Drive from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m.
A member of the temple told our news exchange partners at TribLIVE the vigil will help people "come together as a community, both Sikhs and non-Sikhs, and solemnly share a prayer in remembrance of the innocent lives that were taken and stand together as a force against hate."
Authorities said Wade Michael Page, 40, a former army vet and alleged white supremacist, shot and killed six people and wounded four others before shooting himself to death on August 5.