Transcript for At least 8 dead in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting
A good day I'm Tom yelled let's were Colombia right now with breaking news. At this hour police are on the scene of a deadly shooting at the tree of life synagogue in Pittsburgh. Gunfire erupting during service law enforcement sources tell us there are at least eight people dead. Authorities say there were also at least six injuries some victims are in critical and at least three or in surgery right now. At least four police officers were also wounded in the shooting there injuries are not life threatening the gunman is in custody. Authorities say early indications are he was acting a load. But no word yet on his motive this attack happening in the squirrel hill's neighborhood of Pittsburgh a predominately Jewish part of that city. The FBI and ATF are on the scene president trump addressing the situation. This would be a case or if there was an armed guard inside the temple they would have been able to stop him maybe that would have been nobody killed. Except they have rightly. The president also calling to quote stiffen up the laws on the death penalty to deter attacks like this from happening. We'll have much more on this breaking story to abcnews.com. And on our online streaming service ABC news lot.
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