Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

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Tree of Life synagogue shooting
LocationSquirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DateOctober 27, 2018 (2018-10-27)
10:00 A.M.
TargetTree of Life synagogue
MotiveAnti-semitism[1]

On October 27, 2018, a mass shooting occurred at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.[2][3] Authorities reported several fatalities along with several other wounded people (including three police officers). One suspect was taken into custody.[3]

It was reported that three people were killed on the ground level, four in the synagogue's basement and at least one other person died in the building.

The local TV station KDKA-TV initially reported that the suspect, described as a white male with a beard, entered the synagogue and shouted "All Jews must die" before opening fire.

References[change | change source]

  1. Sheehan, Andy; Schiller, Meghan (27 October 2018). "8 Dead, Several Others Shot At Pittsburgh Synagogue". KDKA. Retrieved 27 October 2018.
  2. Mele, Cristopher (27 October 2018). "Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Leaves 'Several' Dead, Official Says". The New York Times. Retrieved 27 October 2018.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Andone, Dakin; Allen, Keith (27 October 2018). "'Multiple casualties' in shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue". CNN News. Retrieved 27 October 2018.