A 19 -year-old man openly fired with an assault rifle at the Chabad of Poway Synagogue in Poway, California causing one dead, as well as three injured. Poway Mayor Steve Vaus and San Diego County Sheriff William Gore ensured four people were conducted to Palomar Medical Center with gunshot injuries at around 12 pm. Pacific time in a news conference. According to Vaus, one of the victims, a woman, “succumbed to their wounds ”. The three others – a girl and two women were admitted in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
MSNBC told Vaus, “ I can only tell you that we have a fatality”, “ and I can also tell you that it was a hate crime, and that will not stand”.
Six months after the brutal massacre at oldest synagogue of Pittsburgh, Tree of Life, where an armed shooter murdered more than 11 people and injured six others in the terrible attack on Jews in the history of the United States. And in a marked manifesto posted online, the asserted shooter got inspiration for this attack from the tragedy as well as the mosque shooting in New Zealand in March.
Authorities recognized the suspect as John Earnest as per the Associated Press. He rolled himself in briefly after the shooting. The man had an assault rifle in his car and is in custody for interrogating according to the officials.
The purported shooter had no earlier contact with the imposing law, according to Gore. In a manifesto released online under the name John Earnest, the writer stated plans to murder Jews, citing to himself as an “anti-Semite” and white supremacist”. It provided the alleged shooters at the Pittsburg Tree of Life Synagogue and the New Zealand mosque, Jesus Christ and Adolf Hitler as role models. The writer conveyed no guilt for his forthcoming actions.
In the document, the writer presents to have admitted setting fire to Escondido Mosque, situated fewer than nine miles from the Poway Chabad, one month earlier, and committed the arson to the New Zealand shooter. The writing presents to mirror the manifesto of New Zealand.
In a message on the scam, an Internet message board, a user who presents to be earnest published the manifesto and declared his plan to live-telecasted his actions on Facebook, releasing a link, but the social media platform presents to have stopped or erased the profile before it acquired widespread attention.