Pennsylvania incident

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Published Sunday, October 28, 2018

Eight people have been killed and a number of others injured after a shooting situation at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill on Saturday.

KDKA's Meghan Schiller reports that a suspect, a white male, has surrendered. The SWAT team had been talking with the suspect, and he was crawling and injured.

Police sources tell KDKA's Andy Sheehan the gunman walked into the building and yelled, "All Jews Must die."

Sheehan confirmed that eight people were confirmed dead. Others had been shot but the extent of their injuries in unknown at this time.

Police have requested that residents stay inside their home as they exchanged gun fire with a suspected gunman.

When officers arrived, the gunman reportedly shot at them, forcing officers to use their vehicles as a shield. Three police officers were reportedly shot.

The shooting happened during weekly Shabbat services at the conservative Jewish Synagogue, the building was full was reportedly full of people for a Saturday service and police say they've received several calls from people barricaded inside the Synagogue.
The Pittsburgh Steelers also Tweeted their thoughts and prayers to the victims.
Source: DORRIS

Pennsylvania incident Facts

Power: 0
Affected Area: 5 km.
Alert Level: Orange
Category: Security
Response: Assess
Severity: Severe
Urgency: Immediate
Certainty: Observed

Killed: 8
Injured: 3

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