The gunman who shot and killed six people during worship services at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the FBI said Wednesday.
Wade Michael Page, a 40-year-old Army veteran, killed himself with a gunshot to the head after police shot and wounded him.
Page opened fire Sunday with a 9 mm pistol shortly before services at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin. The dead include temple President Satwant Singh Kaleka, who was shot as he tried to fend off Page with a butter knife.
Wade's ex-girlfriend, Misty Cook, has also been arrested on an unrelated gun charge. FBI agents want to speak to the 31-year-old woman who lived with Page until late June.
On Tuesday, hundreds of people gathered in southeastern Wisconsin to remember the six worshippers who were fatally shot at their temple.
The vigil was held in the Milwaukee suburb of Oak Creek, where Page went on his rampage.
Temple member Karan Singh Toor noted the crowd was a mix of races, saying it made him "so happy to see how we all come together for peace" and proud to be an American.
Some in the Christian community have been reaching out to victims of the Sikh temple with love and prayers.
Pastor Jim Jodrey from nearby Harvest Community Church in Oak Creek has been ministering to leaders from the Sikh temple.
"This is a devastating happening and our heart is immediately to minister to the families of the victims, to the church itself," Jodrey said.
"The Sikh religion is a religion of peace," he continued. "And we wanted to let them know that we wanted to support them in any way that we could"
"And it's just a heart of compassion to a very devastating need within our community," he said. "It's just very close to home."
Jodrey said members of the temple are grateful for the support from his congregation.