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27 Oct 2018 | 03:37 PM UTC

US: Suspected shooter surrenders in Pittsburgh October 27 /update 2

United States of America News Alert

Suspected gunman at synagogue in Pittsburgh (PA) reportedly surrenders to police October 27; multiple casualties confirmed

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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Event

According to local media reports, the suspected shooter at the Tree of Life Congregation synagogue in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) surrendered to police on Saturday, October 27, at approximately 11:15 (local time). Police officials confirmed there are multiple casualties, with local media saying at least eight people were killed in the incident. Residents in the Squirrel Hill area are being asked to remain in their homes as a precaution until the situation normalizes. An investigation is ongoing and further details are still emerging.

Advice

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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