Multiple injured in US synagogue shooting

The update came after the sheriff's department notified the public that deputies were looking into "reports of a man with a gun".

The shooting has left one person dead and three more injured, AFP reported citing the town's mayor.

The synagogue is Congregation Chabad, KGTV reported.

A man has been detained and multiple people injured after a shooting incident took place at a Southern California synagogue, according to police.

"There are injuries. This is a developing situation", the tweet continued.

The Palomar Medical Center Poway was receiving one trauma patient from a shooting at a Poway synagogue, a hospital spokesman said.

He added that the synagogue was hosting its Passover Holiday Celebration, which was scheduled to begin at 11am local time. 'Everybody was crying and screaming'.

Anvari said her husband was inside when the gunman entered the building.

It's believed the man fire six or seven shots inside the center.

According to the Congregation of Chabad of Poway website, a Priestly blessing and Yizkor Memorial Service were also planned throughout Saturday.

On October 27, Robert Bowers stormed the synagogue, killing 11 people in what the Anti-Defamation League said was the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history.A federal law enforcement official said at the time that Bowers made anti-Semitic statements during the shooting and targeted Jews on social media. Police are now preparing to raid his home, reports say.


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