1 Dead, 3 Injured in Shooting at Chabad Synagogue in Poway, California on the Last Day of Passover; Suspect Detained

A man was detained for questioning after reports of a shooting at a synagogue in the California city of Poway, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s Twitter account on Saturday.

The synagogue is Congregation Chabad, CNN affiliate KGTV reported.

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

The hospital was expecting as many as four patients, the spokesman said.

The San Diego Police Department is assisting sheriff’s deputies with the incident, according to a tweet from Chief David Nisleit.

“No known threats however in an abundance of caution, we will be providing extra patrol at places of worship,” Nisleit said.

The incident comes months six months to the day after the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.

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SOURCE: CNN, Ray Sanchez and Artemis Moshtaghian

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