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Gun found in Sikh Temple parking lot could be connected to robbery

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Sikh Temple of Wisconsin

OAK CREEK — South Milwaukee police believe a loaded handgun found Sunday morning, January 6th in the Sikh temple parking lot is connected to a robbery in South Milwaukee.

According to FOX6’s media partners at the Oak Creek Patch, a 34-year-old temple member noticed the gun on the pavement about 9:45 a.m. Sunday and turned it over to the temple security guard, who flagged down an Oak Creek police officer.

South Milwaukee police are reportedly investigating an armed robbery Saturday night in the 7500 block of S. Howell Ave. They believe this gun found at the temple may be connected to this robbery.

The gun, a 9mm pistol with a 13-round magazine, was found with one round in it, according to the Oak Creek Patch.

Police say their investigation into the robbery case is ongoing. Police believe they have taken all suspects in connection with the robbery into custody.

CLICK HERE for more on this story from FOX6’s media partners at the Oak Creek Patch.

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