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Husband and Wife, Two Brothers: Eleven Pittsburgh Shooting Victims Named


Police tape is viewed around the area outside the Tree of Life Synagogue after a shooting there left 11 people dead in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, October 28, 2018. Credit: AFP

Reuters, The Associated Press and Haaretz Oct 28, 2018 3:43 PM


Pittsburgh shooting victims ranged in age from 54 to 97. The perpetrator, Robert Bowers, will be brought in front of a federal judge Monday and charged with 29 federal counts, some punishable by death


All 11 victims of Pittsburgh synagogue have been identified and taken to the city's medical examiner's office, officials said in a press conference Sunday. 


The synagogue shooting victims inlcluded eight men and three women and ranged in age from 54 to 97 and included brothers and a husband and wife.


Eleven people were killed after a man opened fire on a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday. Six others, including four police officers, were wounded before the perpetrator was arrested.


The 11 people killed in the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh included a married couple, Bernice and Sylvan Simon (84 and 86-years-old), and two brothers, Cecil and David Rosenthal (59 and 54-years-old).


The Allegheny County medical examiners' office released the victims' names Sunday. The dead also included Rose Mallinger, 97, Joyce Fienberg, 75, Richard Gottfried, 65, Jerry Rabinowitz, 66, Daniel Stein, 71, Melvin Wax, 88 and Irving Younger, 69.


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