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Sat Oct 27, 2018, 01:00 PM

Multiple fatalities are reported in Squirrel Hill (Pittsburgh) synagogue mass shooting

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 10/27/18



link: http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2018/10/27/Police-responding-to-incident-in-Squirrel-Hill/stories/201810270069

Multiple people are dead and several wounded — including four police officers — after a mass shooting at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood Saturday morning.

The shooter is in custody, Pittsburgh Police report. Gunfire erupted as a service was getting underway during a baby-naming ceremony.

“It sounded like a loud crash in the hallway,” said Stephen Weiss of Squirrel Hill, who was in Tree of Life services Saturday morning. Services were scheduled from 9:45 a.m. to noon.

As Mr. Weiss was running through the building, he heard loud, repeated gunfire that he said sounded like an automatic weapon. He ran to the basement and found the congregation holding services there sheltering in place. He then went back up to the main chapel and left the building, he said.


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Update 1:45 p.m.: It's confirmed that 8 people were killed at the synagogue, more wounded including 4 policemen and the suspect who is in custody. The victims were attending services at the Squirrel Hill synagogue this morning.

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Sat Oct 27, 2018, 04:49 PM

1. 11 people dead.

This is horrible.

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