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Grafton man central to response of Wisconsin temple

Shortly after Harpreet Singh of Grafton learned about the shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., where a gunman killed six people before police fatally shot him, anxious inquiries started pouring in from Sikhs in the Milwaukee area.

Singh, a veterinarian resident at Tufts University, said he has long been a central figure at the temple. As one of its most fluent English speakers, he often spoke for his largely misunderstood religious minority, and he gave community classes on Sikh culture.

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