Sikh Temple Shooter Had Deep White Supremacist Ties

Wade Michael Page's stepmom believes military service changed his life.
3:00 | 08/07/12

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We are gathering new clues from the gunman who opened fire inde that sikh temple in wisconsin. And vivid memories of the victims inside. Reporter: How did a bright smiling little boy named wade michael page turn into a cold-blooded killer? That's the question looming over the nation and his family. He told us that was the best thing he could have ever done, joined the military. We were happy for him. Now, I greatly question that direction. Reporter: Abc news has learned page had deep ties to white supremacist hate groups. ♪ Adapt to the trying time ♪ ♪ he felt that the movement so-called was not doing much of anything and that somebody had to get out there and start killing. Reporter: Among the people investigators are speaking with, page's former girlfriend, misty cook. You see her in the web photos provided by the anti-defamation mreepg in some, she poses with other, holding t-shirts and holding a banner. The tribute said condolences to the six victims is still growing. Just another sign of the profound sense of loss. At a vigil the tight knit community remembered the lives lost. Sikhism is a religion of peaceful beliefs. Among those killed in the massacre several priests who came to the temple to prepare for sunday worship. The president of the temple is being hailed a hero tonight for going after page with a knife to try to prevent more carnage, but he, too, lost his life that morning. Alex perez, abc news, oak creek, wisconsin. And there's so much grief in that small community.

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