Wade Michael Page - Sikh Temple shooter

Wade Michael Page - Sikh Temple Shooter U.S. authorities identified the perpetrators of the shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin a former American soldier named Wade Michael Page, 40-year-old man.

American authorities have identified the man who shot and killed six people at a Sikh temple in the state of Wisconsin is a former soldier.

Investigators on Monday said the players named Wade Michael Page, 40-year-old man who served in the U.S. Army for six years in the 1990s before dishonorable discharge.

They say, Page has many tattoos on his body, including those labeled 9-11, the date of the terrorist attacks on America that killed nearly 3,000 people in 2001.

According to authorities, the shooting Sunday morning near the city of Milwaukee was probably an act of domestic terrorism or crime because of hate. In America, the Sikhs, who wear turbans and beards, often erroneously mistaken for Muslims and targeted attacks. Including a Sikh who was murdered in Arizona four days after the terrorist attacks of 2001.

Group of American civil rights, Southern Poverty Law Center, called Page as a member of the neo-Nazi racist frustration and band leader advocates white supremacy, End Apathy. The police searched the apartment for clues related to the shooting, but have not determined a motive.

Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh is also Sikhs, said he was surprised and saddened by the attack and called the attack cowardly. India has the largest population of Sikhs in the world.

This is a very sad event, the murder without humanity against those who congregational. "That this happened in a very tragic situation is something that makes me very sad. I hope the U.S. authorities would investigate who was behind the dastardly attack on the church and ensure that such incidents do not recur," said Singh.

U.S. President Barack Obama said, deep thinking is required in order to reduce the level of violence in America. He said the American people will jerked in surprise if the shooting was evident based on ethnic hatred.

According to U.S. authorities, the armed man was shot six people before he was shot dead by police.