Date: 10/27/18

Summary: Robert D. Bowers, 46, shouted anti-Semitic slurs as he opened fire inside the Tree of Life synagogue during Saturday morning worship. He was armed with an assault rifle and multiple handguns and was apprehended after a standoff with police. His social media accounts contained virulent anti-Semitic content, and references to migrant caravan “invaders” hyped by President Trump and the Republican party ahead of the 2018 midterms elections.

Location: Religious

Fatalities: 11

Injured:  6

Gender: M

Type: Mass

Weapon: semiautomatic rifle; semiautomatic handguns

Age of Shooter: 46

Mental Health Details: Yes


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