BREAKING: At Least 7 People Dead After Shooting Incident At Synagogue

It is being reported that there is an active shooting situation at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

According to CBS Pittsburgh, at least seven people have been killed:

Police from across the city of Pittsburgh are responding to an active shooting situation at the The Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill.

KDKA’s Andy Sheehan reports that at least seven people have been confirmed dead, possibly more.

Fox News has more:

The shooting was reportedly at the Tree of Life Synagogue. Multiple casualties were reported, according to the Associated Press.

Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety Public Information Officer Chris Togneri told Fox News in a statement that there was an active shooter but declined to make a comment “until the situation is resolved.”

KDKA reported people were barricaded inside the synagogue while residents were told to shelter in place in the Squirrel Hill area.

Two officers have also been shot, though it is unclear if they are among those who were killed.

Per CBS Pittsburgh:

When officers arrived the gunman reportedly shot at them, forcing officers to use their vehicles as a shield.

Two police officers were reportedly shot.

The Synagogue was reportedly full of people for a Saturday service and police say they’ve received several calls from people barricaded inside the Synagogue.


President Trump tweeted that he was following the situation.

“Watching the events unfolding in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Law enforcement on the scene. People in Squirrel Hill area should remain sheltered. Looks like multiple fatalities. Beware of active shooter. God Bless All!”

The Daily Wire’s Kassy Dillion, citing a police scanner, said the shooter is in custody and that eight people have been killed:

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