One person dead and several persons wondered after a shooting synagogue of Poway city today. Incident was organized by a 19-year-old man.
Mayor of the city of Poway announced, that during this act of violence 1 person was killed and 3 persons injured. Probably the shooting was motivated by hate reasons. It took place at Congregation Chabad during a big holiday.
According to the President Donald Trump, it looks like a hate crime, and he expressed his sympathies to the families of victims.
Crime caused by hate
Injured people during Synagogue shooting in California were brought to the Palomar Medical Center Poway and one of them (older woman) couldn’t be saved. The city Mayor is sure that it was a hate crime, referring to the words, pronounced by the murderer, before he started to shot. This crime against the Jewish community is under investigation and additional security measures were taken by the police.
Vaus added, that local people also helped to prevent the situation become worse tragedy. They tried to stop the killer by themselves. The criminal has AR-type assault weapon. Afterwards a suspect called 911 giving the location of the spot.
Multiple cases of shooting in synagogues in the USA
According to one of testimonials, the killer was shouting and cursing before opening the fire. The rabbi was trying to calm down the murderer and congregation members. The city Mayor excuses for the situation, saying, that this is not Poway and it shouldn’t be like that (CNN).
Six month before the same incident happened in Pittsburg synagogue, when Robert Bowers killed eleven persons during his violent storming. Bower as well was cursing and shouting when started to shot. It is important, that Chabad of Poway is one of the most important Jewish congregations in the USA in twenty miles distance from San Diego.
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Article by: Ekaterina Vyurkova
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