UPDATE: "Person Of Interest" Cleared Of Suspicion

UPDATED Monday, August 6, 2012 --- 3:25 p.m.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The FBI has spoken with a man earlier considered a person of interest in the Sikh temple shootings near Milwaukee and ruled him out as being connected with the rampage that left six worshippers dead.

The FBI asked for the public's help Monday in finding a man who was at the scene of the Sunday shooting. They showed his picture of at a news conference.

Hours later, FBI spokesman Leonard Peace said the person had been identified, interviewed and ruled out as being connected to the shooting. Peace did not have any other details.

The shooter has been identified as Wade Michael Page. He was shot and killed by an Oak Creek police officer.

The FBI has said Page acted alone. Police have not commented on a possible motive.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


Posted Monday, August 6, 2012 --- 11:15 a.m.

As federal officials investigate the Oak Creek shooting, they want to question a "person of interest."

This man was on the scene after the shootings occurred at the Sikh Temple.

Witnesses described him as suspicious.

Investigators reiterated during a press conference this morning that their investigation leads them to believe the gunman was the only person involved in the shooting. The person in the photograph is only wanted for questioning.

FBI officials ask you to call 1-800-CALL-FBI if you have any information on him.

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