The man was heard yelling “heil Hitler” as he was taken into custody.
There was a shooting today outside the Jewish Community Center in Kansas City and then at the Village Shalom in Leawood.
Two of the victims were in a car – one was killed.
The shooter was in his 70s.
The shooter was arrested at the Valley View Park Elementary School, which is a mile away from Village Shalom. (KCTV)
** Police said he does not live in the area and was not known to them before this day.
Unconfirmed: photo of suspect in custody, apprehended by Overland Park Police at nearby Elementary School parking lot pic.twitter.com/ZA0SXB3FMX
— Aaron Robinow (@aaronrobinow) April 13, 2014
At least three people were killed in separate shootings at a JCC and a Jewish assisted-living facility in suburban Kansas City, Kan.
Via the JTA.org:
One person was in police custody for the shootings on Sunday at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City in Overland Park at about 1 p.m. and at Village Shalom in Leawood three blocks away, according to local news reports. A 14-year-old boy was reported to be in critical condition.
….The man taken into custody was apprehended at an elementary school and was heard yelling “heil Hitler,” according to KSHB.
Read more here.
Read a CNN article on the incident here.