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It's about goddamn time they called a shooting like this what it is.

Washington Post:

By Associated Press, Updated: Sunday, August 5, 5:22 PM

OAK CREEK, Wis. — Police in Wisconsin say the FBI will handle the investigation of shootings at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee.

Oak Creek Police Chief John Edwards says the case is being treated as a domestic terrorism case and the FBI is better equipped to handle that.

In a country averse to calling anyone other than brown Muslims a "terrorist," this is a big step in the national discourse of dealing with the issues surrounding homegrown terrorism. More information will come out about this incident soon enough.

Read more about the shooting in this diary.

Edit: The title says "CNN:" because that's where I originally heard it, but I had to dig a bit to find the AP/WaPo article confirming it so I could source it in the diary.

Edit 2: Here's the CNN article to match the diary title:

At an afternoon news conference, Oak Creek Police Chief John Edwards said that authorities are treating the shooting as a "domestic terrorist-type incident," adding that the FBI will head the investigation.

Two semi-automatic handguns believed used by the shooter were recovered from the scene, a law enforcement source directly involved in the investigation told CNN.

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