NYPD steps up patrols at Sikh temples

The NYPD is increasing patrols around Sikh temples following a mass shooting in Wisconsin on Sunday.

Seven people died in the rampage, including the gunman, who was shot by police.

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly says there hasn?t been a specific threat in New York and that the increased security is just a precaution.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says this incident is yet another reason why gun control laws need to change. Bloomberg also says neither presidential candidate is taking a strong enough stance on the issue.

To watch the full news conference on the Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting, click on iO Extra on Channel 612.

Police: 7 dead in shooting at Sikh temple in WI

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