A shooter opened fire during a baby-naming ceremony at a Pittsburgh synagogue Saturday, killing 11 people and wounding six others, including four police officers who rushed to the scene, authorities said.
The gunman opened fire around 10 a.m. at the Tree of Life Synagogue in the city’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood. Squirrel Hill, just east of downtown Pittsburgh, is the hub of the city’s Jewish community.
In an afternoon press conference, police confirmed that 11 people were killed as a result of the shooting. Investigators confirmed that none of those killed were children.
Source: ‘A very horrific crime scene’: Pittsburgh synagogue attack leaves 11 dead, 6 injured