Shooter's group has ties to Canada

A US intelligence agency said the white supremacy group in which Wisconsin Sikh temple shooter Wade Michael Page was involved has branches in Canada, the Toronto Star reported. Mr. Page, an army veteran, was a self-described member of the Hammerskins Nation, a skinhead group, which SITE Monitoring Service said has activity in both Canada and Australia. Mr. Page targeted people attending the Sunday service, and his rampage left six people dead.

Published: Wednesday, 08/08/2012 12:00 am EDT

A US intelligence agency said the white supremacy group in which Wisconsin Sikh temple shooter Wade Michael Page was involved has branches in Canada, the Toronto Star reported. Mr. Page, an army veteran, was a self-described member of the Hammerskins Nation, a skinhead group, which SITE Monitoring Service said has activity in both Canada and Australia. Mr. Page targeted people attending the Sunday service, and his rampage left six people dead.

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