A 97-year-old, an elderly wife and husband: These are the 11 victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre
Thousands of people jammed an intersection amid light rain for a vigil Saturday evening for the victims of a shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue earlier in the day. The gathering included prayers and singing in memory of those killed and wounded.(Oct. 27)
The Jewish congregants were there to celebrate life, but were met by death. Most never had a chance.
Just before 10 a.m. Saturday, suspected gunman Robert Bowers, 46, burst into the Tree of Life Congregation Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh and, yelling ?All Jews must die,? killed 11 before himself being wounded and taken into custody.
The list of those killed Saturday included middle-aged brothers, an elderly husband and wife and a grandmother nearing 100.
Many of them were there for a naming…
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