The assailant reportedly shouted "All Jews must die" as he walked into The Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill and opened fire.
"The shooting happened during weekly Shabbat services at the conservative Jewish Synagogue, the building was full was reportedly full of people for a Saturday service and police say they’ve received several calls from people barricaded inside the Synagogue," CBS News Pittsburgh reports.
After exchanging fire with police, he has now surrendered.
BREAKING: The gunman in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, who has been described only as a white male with a beard, surrendered after an exchange of gunfire with police. At least 8 people have been confirmed dead https://t.co/rldHevHSsX pic.twitter.com/zJ9667hhtR
— CBS News (@CBSNews) October 27, 2018
This report was updated at 3:32 PM ET to reflect the rise in reported victims to 11, from 8 earlier today, per CBBS Pittsburgh.
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