Several people were reportedly injured during a shooting incident on Saturday at the Chabad of Poway synagogue in San Diego, California, on the last day of Passover.
"One person has died after shots were fired inside a Poway, California synagogue filled with people celebrating the last day of Passover," The Daily Mail reported. A suspect was taken into custody approximately two miles away from the synagogue while several patients were rushed to a nearby hospital.
"A man has been detained for questioning in connection with a shooting incident at the Chabad of Poway synagogue," Poway Sheriff's Station tweeted. "@SDSOPoway Deputies were called to Chabad Way just before 11:30 a.m. There are injuries. This is a developing situation."
"One of the victims, Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, suffered hand injuries," ABC 10 News reported. "His condition is unknown. A witness told 10News that despite his injuries, the rabbi was trying to calm worshippers and the gunman."
"Those wounded in the Chabad of Poway #synagogueshooting were taken to Palomar Medical Center @PalomarHealth," Sheriff Bill Gore tweeted. "Please respect the medical privacy of victims & their families during this difficult time. Remain clear of the area as this investigation will take several hours."
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