Sikh temple holds 1st Sunday service since attack

OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) -- Sikh worshippers in southeastern Wisconsin are preparing to hold their first Sunday prayer service since a white supremacist shot and killed six people at their temple.

The prayer services will be open to the public. Temple officials say they may have additional security on hand, but they won't change their practice of being open and welcoming to people of all faiths.

Some temple members began returning Thursday, after the FBI completed its onsite investigation. The members replaced carpets and repaired walls damaged by gunfire. But they also left a dime-sized bullet hole unrepaired in memory of those killed.

Hundreds more visitors showed up Friday after a memorial service at a nearby high school. They brought flowers and offered their support.

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Sikh Temple of Wisconsin: http://www.sikhtempleofwisconsin.com

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