Saturday, October 27, 2018

No way to prevent this 5

The Tree of Life * Or L'Simcha Congregation in Pittsburgh.
Yahoo News photo

‘No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens

From the Huffington Post:

At least eight people were killed, law enforcement officials told local news station KDKA and NBC News. Several outlets, including NBC, KDKA and CNN reported that the suspect is 46-year-old Robert Bowers, citing police sources. 

Six people were injured, four of whom were police officers, Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Wendell Hissrich said at a Saturday afternoon press conference. He declined to comment on a specific total number of deaths and did not state the name of the suspect. He also declined to comment on whether weapons had been recovered.

“It’s a very horrific crime scene,” Hissrich said. “It’s one of the worst that I’ve seen, and I’ve seen some plane crashes. It’s very bad.”

Law enforcement had responded to reports of an active shooter at the synagogue, which was crowded for Saturday services in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood, shortly before 10 a.m. Police sources told KDKA that a gunman walked into the synagogue and yelled, “All Jews must die,” before opening fire.

The shooting will be prosecuted as a hate crime, the Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety said on Twitter...

Thanks to The Onion

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