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“Everyone here is thinking this is a hate crime for sure,” said Manjit Singh, who goes to a different temple in the region. “People think we are Muslims.”

That quotation from a New York Times article on the shootings earlier today at a gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin (map), was echoed in other news reports.

Did the gunman, said to be a 40-year-old Caucasian male, target the Sikhs because he thought they were Muslims?

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