Three people killed in shootings at U.S. Jewish centers

The shootings occurred at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City in Overland Park, Kansas, and at Village Shalom, an assisted living center about a mile away

Three people killed in shootings at U.S. Jewish centers

World Bulletin/News Desk

Three people were killed in shootings at Jewish centers in Kansas on Sunday, and a suspect was in custody, police and local media said.

The shootings occurred at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City in Overland Park, Kansas, and at Village Shalom, an assisted living center about a mile away, according to local media.

Overland Park police said there were three confirmed fatalities and a person in custody.

Police did not immediately provide any further details.

KCTV5′s Bonyen Lee says the suspect appeared to yell “Heil Hitler” as he was being led away in handcuffs by Overland Park police, Haaretz reported.

A spokeswoman for Overland Park Regional Medical Center said the hospital was treating a 14-year-old male who suffered a gunshot wound and who was in critical condition.

Located in Kansas state, Overland Park is a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri.

Last Mod: 13 Nisan 2014, 23:57
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