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Pittsburgh public safety director says synagogue crime scene "horrific"

2018-10-27 22:30
Officials said on Saturday that the shooting at a synagogue in the US city of Pittsburgh is being investigated as a federal hate crime. A visibly moved Wendell Hissrich, Pittsburgh's Public Safety Director, told reporters six people were injured, including four police officers. None of the wounds to police officers were life threatening, but the other two injured had suffered serious and critical injuries. Hissrich called it "a very horrific crime scene" and said it was one of the worst he had seen. Hissrich said there was no active threat to this community now that the suspected shooter had been taken into custody.