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Police investigate home of alleged Sikh temple suspect in Cudahy

The WTMJ News Team & The Associated Press

Photo: Video by tmj4.com

Police investigate home of alleged Sikh temple suspect in Cudahy

CREATED Aug. 5, 2012 - UPDATED: Aug. 6, 2012

CUDAHY - A number of law enforcement vehicles surrounded and entered a two-story duplex near S. Kirkwood Ave. and E. Holmes Ave. in Cudahy that is believed to be the home of the shooter.

Authorities may have found some answers to the deadly shooting at the Sikh temple in Oak Creek when they entered the home, believing the suspect who died may have lived there.

TODAY'S TMJ4 arrived on scene before 4 p.m., Sunday after police had sectioned off the 3700 block of E. Holmes Ave.  Neighbors and residents are being told to stay away from law enforcement.

TODAY'S TMJ4 reports that the FBI, SWAT teams, evidence collections units, Milwaukee Police Department's Hazardous Collections Unit, fire trucks, ambulances and We Energies went to the scene.

FBI agents were on the scene with an armored truck, a trailer and other vehicles. Milwaukee County sheriff's spokeswoman Fran McLaughlin says the department's bomb squad was also on the scene.

It appeared there could be a threat of explosives inside the home, but that hasn't been confirmed

Witnesses saw police surround the duplex and force their way inside.

The evacuations are about six miles from the temple in Oak Creek.

Police roped off four blocks in a neighborhood with a mix of duplexes and single-family homes, as well as one house.

FBI agents are there with an armored truck, a trailer and other vehicles. Other law enforcement officers are there too, along with a police dog.

One woman said that the man who lived at that home "kind of kept to himself."

"I just remember seeing (a tattoo that said) '9-11.'  I just remember thinking it was weird, thinking 'Why would you have that tattoed on you?' " said April Reyna.

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