Multiple dead after shooter opens fire yelling ‘Jews must die’

A man was arrested after he opened fire inside the Tree of Life Congregation, a synagogue in Pitssburgh, Pennsylvania.

A number of people were killed in the shootout.

Th synagogue was crowded for the Saturday service in Squirrel Hill.

It was around 10am that the gunman walked into the synagogue and yelled “all Jews must die,”and opened fire.

Two officers have been shot, with an estimated seven people believed to have been killed.

The gunman in police custody is also believed to be wounded after exchanging fire with police.

About 60 to 100 people were inside the synagogue. Officials are still clearing the building of any further threats.

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US president Donald Trump also commented on the shooting.

-gopolangc@citizen.co.za

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