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27 Oct 2018 | 02:45 PM UTC

US: Possible active shooter at synagogue in Pittsburgh (PA) Oct. 27

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Local media report heavy police presence near a synagogue in the Squirrel Hill area of Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on October 27; avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/27/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/27/2018, 11:59 PM (US/Eastern). COUNTRY/REGION Pittsburgh

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A heavy police presence has been reported near a synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on the morning (local time) of Saturday, October 27, due to unconfirmed reports of an active shooter. According to local media reports, the incident is at the Tree of Life Synagogue located on the corner of Wilkens and Shady avenues. Details are still emerging.


Individuals in Pittsburgh are advised to avoid the area of the incident and obey all instructions issued by the local authorities.


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