Multiple People Killed In Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting - Details

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Oct. 27 2018, Updated 6:52 p.m. ET

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It is understood that at least 8 people were killed during a shooting incident at a Pittsburgh synagogue today.

A gunman burst into the Tree Of Life temple shouting “All Jews must die” before opening fire.

The attack happened during the Sabbath services and the gunman surrendered at the scene.

The Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill was reportedly full of congregants when the shooter entered and opened fire at around 10am on Saturday.

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“There are multiple casualties,” Pittsburgh Police Cmdr. Jason Lando said.

The shooter, described as a white male, surrendered “with a pistol in his waist band and one strapped to his ankle,” revealed a local source.

It is being reported SWAT officers grabbed the man’s weapons and managed to rescue several worshipers.

Police reportedly received several calls from people barricaded inside the Synagogue.


President Trump said he was watching the event unfolding.

He tweeted: “People in Squirrel Hill area should remain sheltered. Looks like multiple fatalities. Beware of active shooter. God Bless All!”

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