BREAKING: Active Shooter Situation at Pittsburgh Tree of Life Synagogue — 11 Fatalities
Police are responding to an active shooting situation at the The Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill in Pittsburgh.
There are reports of MULTIPLE FATALITIES!
BREAKING: HEAVY POLICE ACTIVITY AT TREE OF LIFE SYNAGOGUE IN SQUIRREL HILL pic.twitter.com/nHIPehF3ar
— Chris Lovingood WTAE (@CLovingoodWTAE) October 27, 2018
A man reportedly walked into the synagogue and opened fire.
KDKA’s Andy Sheehan reports that at least four people have been confirmed dead, possibly as many as 7 to 8 could be dead.
Police have requested that residents stay inside their home as they have exchanged gun fire with a suspected gunman.
Two police officers were reportedly shot.
outside of tree of life synagogue in pittsburgh. can hear multiple shots. police urging people to get away. pic.twitter.com/PAZlYKbywJ
— Campbell Robertson (@campbellnyt) October 27, 2018
Four people are confirmed dead.
— CBS News (@CBSNews) October 27, 2018
ALERT: There is an active shooter in the area of WILKINS and Shady. Avoid the area. More info will be released when it is available.
— Pgh Public Safety (@PghPublicSafety) October 27, 2018
UPDATE: 11 people were killed.