8 Dead, Several Others Shot At Pittsburgh Synagogue

Source: KDKA-TV | October 27, 2018 |

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Police from across the city of Pittsburgh responding to an active shooting situation at the The Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill.

KDKA’s Andy Sheehan reports that at eight people have been confirmed dead. Other have been shot but we don’t know the extent of their injuries.


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

KDKA’s Meghan Schiller reports that a suspect has surrendered. The SWAT team has been talking with the suspect, and he was crawling and injured. The suspect is is still alive.

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

Two police officers were reportedly shot.

The Synagogue was reportedly full of people for a Saturday service and police say they’ve received several calls from people barricaded inside the Synagogue.


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