Pittsburgh Police in Pittsburgh responded to another active shooting situation Saturday morning at the Tree of Life synagogue in the city’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood. At least eight people are confirmed dead, CBS Pittsburgh reports.
The shooter, the shooter was a white male, surrendered and has been taken into custody, CBS Pittsburgh reports. Two officers were shot during the incident. The extent of their injuries are unclear, the station reports.
The synagogue is located on the corner of Wilkens and Shady Avenues. Authorities urged people to avoid the area.
Squirrel Hill is a residential neighborhood located on the outskirts of downtown Pittsburgh.