1 Dead, 3 Injured After Shooting at CA Synagogue (UPDATE)



One person has died as a result of a shooting at a synagogue in  Poway, California, officials announced a press conference Saturday afternoon. Three others — including a minor — was injured in the attack. The rabbi was also reportedly among the injured, as per CNN. An adult male, 19, is in custody. An assault weapon was reportedly used in the attacked, which is being investigated as a hate crime.

Original report:

There are reports of several injuries in a shooting incident at a synagogue in Poway, California on the last day of Passover.

The sheriff’s department confirmed that authorities responding to the incident have detained an individual in connection with the shooting at Chabad of Poway:

They have also confirmed there are several injuries.

You can watch CNN’s report above.

UPDATE –– 4:08 pm ET: Per the sheriff’s office, the injured victims have been taken to Palomar Medical Center nearby:

UPDATE –– 4:51 pm ET: Poway Mayor Steve Vaus has said one person was killed:

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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