The attack occurred in the town of Poway near San Diego in southern California. In the attack four people were injured, one of the victims succumbed to said later of his injuries in hospital, such as the Sheriff of the County of San Diego, Bill Gore, in a press conference.
In the case of the injured it is, therefore, a juvenile and two adult men. They were out of danger. The mayor of Poway Steve Vaus, told the television station MSNBC previously, the Rabbi had been hit in the Hand. In the case of the dead is, according to the Sheriff's to an older woman.
Gore said, a 19-Year old has been arrested. The investigators went through currently the entries in online networks and tried to verify the on the Internet published an open letter.
The police have been alerted to the Sheriff, in the morning (local time), after the man entered the synagogue, and the fire had opened with an assault rifle type AR-15. Such weapons have been used repeatedly in mass shootings in the United States. In the Jewish house of worship in the morning, a Passover should be celebrated in worship.
An off-duty retired officer who was at the scene of the crime, have a shot at the attacker, as this took to flight, said Gore. The officials have taken the car of the alleged offender. The 19-Year-old was finally taken by a by radio and informed officials, like the chief of police of San Diego, David Nisleit said. "We are in the municipality of grateful to the the shooter and prevented that this was a worse incident," said mayor Vaus.
"Deepest condolences" of Trump's
U.S. President Donald Trump expressed in the White house his "deepest condolences". "At the moment it looks like a hate crime, but my deepest sympathy goes out to all those Affected, we will go to the bottom of it," said Trump.
The democratic members of Congress, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez showed up in the short message service Twitter is "heartbroken" about the attack. "We have a responsibility to love our neighbors, and to protect," she added. The democratic Deputy for the state of California, Mike Levin, said that the hatred and the violence must stop.
Until six months ago, a Gunman was killed in an attack on a synagogue eleven people; it was the deadliest attack on the Jewish community in the United States. (AFP)
Created: 28.04.2019, 01:41 PM