|Pittsburgh synagogue shooting|
|Location||Tree of Life – Or L'Simcha Congregation,|
5898 Wilkins Avenue,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
|Date||27 October 2018 |
9:54–11:08 a.m. (EDT)
|Target||Tree of Life – Or L'Simcha Congregation|
|7 (including suspected perpetrator)|
|Robert Gregory Bowers|
|Motive||Antisemitism, belief in the white genocide conspiracy theory|
The Pittsburgh synagogue shooting wis a mass shuitin that occurred at Tree of Life – Or L'Simcha Congregation[a] in the Squirrel Hill neeborhuid o Pittsburgh, Pennsylvanie, on October 27, 2018, while Shabbat morning services war bein haudit. Eleiven fowk war kilt an seiven war injurt. It wis the maist deidly attack on the Jewis community in the Unitit States.
The lane suspect, 46-year-auld Robert Gregory Bowers, wis arrestit an chairged wi 29 federal crimes an 36 state crimes. Uisin the onwab social netwark Gab, Bowers haed earlier postit anti-Semitic comments again the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) an Tree of Life wis a supportin pairticipant. Referrin tae Central American migrant caravans an incomers, he postit on Gab shortlins afore the attack that "HIAS likes tae bring invaders in that kill oor fowk. A cannae sit by an watch ma fowk git slauchtert. Screw yer optics, a'm gaun in."
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- "What we know about Robert Bowers, suspect in mass shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue". WPXI. 28 October 2018. Retrieved 28 October 2018.
- "Synagogue Life". Tree of Life * Or l'Simcha Congregation. Retrieved 27 October 2018.[deid airtin]
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