Sikh leader asks Indian businesses to close Friday
Photo: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Family who have poeple in Sikh Temple, on 7512 S. Howell Ave., in Oak Creek, where the shooting occurred twait to hear information. Family members of people in the temple were trying to find information about their loved ones in Oak Creek on Sunday August 5, 2012. Oak Creek August 5, 2012. Photo by Mike De Sisti / MDESISTI@JOURNALSENTINEL.COM Image by Credit: Mike De Sisti
BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- The chairman of the Brookfield Sikh temple is asking Indian-owned businesses to close Friday afternoon in memory of the Oak Creek shooting victims.
Bachan Singh Gill heads the Brookfield Sikh Gurdwara Trust. He is asking the Indian-owned businesses locally and around the world to close from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Central time in memory of the six Sikh members killed at the Oak Creek temple Sunday and the three others who were injured.
Gill says the time should be devoted to prayers "for all of humanity."