Eleven people were killed today in a shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh. Three officers were shot as well. The shooter was a 46-year-old anti-semite who actively posted messages on his Gab social media account about killing Jews. He also hated President Trump because he was associated with Jews.
UPDATE: Eleven people now reported killed and six wounded.
As you know, earlier today there was a horrific shooting targeting and killing Jewish Americans at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The shooter is in custody, and federal authorities have been dispatched to support state and local police… pic.twitter.com/WqO7GfPyMT
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 27, 2018
BREAKING: Police: Pittsburgh synagogue shooter is in custody; many injuries, including 3 officers shot. pic.twitter.com/2xm1jw4bst
— NBC News (@NBCNews) October 27, 2018
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu
PM Netanyahu on the murderous #Pittsburgh synagogue attack:
The entire people of Israel grieve with the families of the dead.
We stand together w/ the Jewish community of Pittsburgh.
We stand together with the American people in the face of this horrendous antisemitic brutality. pic.twitter.com/kFYUC8kOB1
— Israel Foreign Min. (@IsraelMFA) October 27, 2018
White House Statement
Saddened and appalled by the cowardly act of evil committed at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. We stand in total solidarity with the victims and all of the Jewish community against bigotry and hate.
— Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) October 27, 2018
He was a Nazi, Trump hater
The Pittsburgh Synagogue shooter was a Trump hater AND an actual Nazi terrorist.
Here is one of his last social media posts, where he is peddling conspiracy theory that Trump is “controlled by Jews”.
This guy is a Nazi terrorist. An absolute scumbag and evil person. pic.twitter.com/lTC5SSsCYk
— PeterSweden (@PeterSweden7) October 27, 2018