On October 27, a gunman opened fire inside a synagogue in Pittsburgh, killing 11 people and injuring six others, including police officers, according to the US authorities. The suspect, Robert Bowers, was detained and charged later in the day with 29 criminal counts.
According to charging documents made public Sunday, the suspect "wanted all Jews to die and also that they were committing genocide to his people." US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said federal prosecutors could seek the death penalty.
The well-intentioned US Vice President Mike Pence wanted to offer a prayer for victims of what has been called the deadliest-ever attack on Jewish worshippers in the United States, but found himself at the center of a massive firestorm after a Messianic rabbi invoked "Jesus the Messiah" in his speech.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US Department of Justice announced on Monday that it has launched a new government website that will make it easier for law enforcement and members of the public to report hate crimes.
Robert Bowers, the suspect in the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh appeared in federal court on Monday and acknowledged the charges against him.
A gunman opened fire on October 27 inside a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, killing 11 people and injuring six others, including four police officers, according to US authorities.
Robert Bowers, the suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, had an account on the social media platform Gab, where he posted anti-Semitic comments.
British television presenter Piers Morgan earlier slurred the whole Kardashian clan as “vacuous wastrels,” thereby engaging in a long-running row with Kim.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A gunman opened fire on Saturday inside a synagogue in Pittsburgh, killing 11 people and injuring six others, including police officers, according to the US authorities. The police confirmed that the suspect, Robert Bowers, had been detained.
People of various religions have gathered in Pittsburgh, Washington and Philadelphia for a vigil to mourn the victims of a Pittsburgh synagogue shooting.
A gunman who reportedly yelled, "All Jews must die," Saturday assaulted The Tree of Life synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, killing 11 synagogue visitors and wounding six other people including four police officers, before he was arrested.
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday that he strongly condemned the act of deadly anti-Semitism in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in which a gunman killed 11 people at a synagogue, AFP reported.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Pittsburgh authorities have confirmed that they have detained the suspected gunman who killed 11 and wounded four officers at the Tree of Life synagogue in the state of Pennsylvania.
The identity of the gunman hasn’t yet been officially confirmed, but media reported citing their sources that the alleged gunman, who is for now in custody, is named Robert Bowers and he is in his mid-40s.
The US president has considered the possibility of introducing the death penalty for crimes similar to the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue on Wilkins Avenue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that took place on October 27.
At least four people have been killed in a shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue on Wilkins Avenue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The suspect, who has already been detained, reportedly shouted "all these Jews need to die" during the attack.
The shooter who attacked the Tree of Life Synagogue on Wilkins Avenue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been detained. Reporters at the scene say that the attacker was shouting "all Jews need to die."