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US synagogue shooting leaves one dead

US synagogue shooting leaves one dead

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Police quickly sealed off the scene of the shooting in Poway

A gunman has opened fire at a synagogue in California, leaving one woman dead and three other people injured, police say.A 19-year-old man has been arrested after the attack at Poway, north of the city of San Diego.The synagogue had been hosting a Passover celebration when the shooting took place, reports said.Police have not suggested a motive but US President Donald Trump said the attack “looks like a hate crime”.The shooting comes six months after a gun attack killed 11 people at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. It was the worst anti-Semitic attack in recent US history.San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore told reporters that investigators were reviewing the suspect’s social media activity and examining an open letter published online.”During the shooting, four individuals were wounded and transported to Palimar hospital,” he said. “One succumbed to their wounds. The other three are in stable condition.”Mayor Steve Vaus said the rabbi had been shot in the hand.

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