Robert Bowers: 5 Things To Know About Alleged Gunman At Pittsburgh Shooting – Daily News


Robert Bowers has been named the alleged gunman in the terrifying shooting in Pittsburgh on Oct 27 after allegedly saying ‘all these jews need to die’. Here are five things you should know about the man who is suspected of killing eight people    Robert Bowers, 46, has been named as the alleged gunman in the horrifying Pittsburgh shooting that left eight dead on Oct 27. The shocking incident took place at the Tree of Life Congregation Synagogue when there were approximately 100 people inside Bowers allegedly opened fire in the location and shot at least 12 people, including four police officers who were on the scene The police officers reportedly have non life-threatening injuries but the other eight people’s injuries were fatal Here are five things you should know about Bowers and the details of the horrific act of violence    1.) He allegedly used an AR-15 “style” rifle in the attack. In addition to multiple handguns, Bowers was armed with the rifle during the shooting, according to a report from Tom Winters at NBC News He was identified as a “heavy-set white male with a beard” and when he came out for a standoff with police, he was crawling due to injuries he got in the shooting He also allegedly opened fire on police when they arrived to respond.  2.) There was supposed to be a children’s class going on at the location of the shooting  The attack happened on the third floor of the building at a time when the class would normally be going on but it was canceled that day for an unspecified reason  3.) He was an active poster on the “alt-right” version of Twitter called Gab. In his posts for the now deleted account on Gab, he expressed his views on various issues, including Donald Trump “For the record, I did not vote for him nor have I owned, worn or even touched a maga hat,” one of his messages read In another post that was posted a few days before the deadly shooting he allegedly concocted, Bowers wrote a more detailed opinion on Trump  “Trump is a globalist, not a nationalist. There is no #MAGA as long as there is a k*** infestation #Qanon is here to get patriots that were against martial law in the 90’s to be ones begging for it now to drain muh swamp But go ahead and keep saying you are #Winning,” the post read. The same day he wrote, “amazing amount of division on gab today glas the overwhelming jew problem has been solved so we can now fight with each other ” He also wrote a disturbing bio for the site. “jews are the children of satan. (john 8:44) — —- the lord jesus christ is come in the flesh,” the bio read  4.) One witness said the shooting sounded like a “loud crash in the hallway.” Stephen Weiss, who was inside the synagogue at the time of the shooting, told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that he ran through the building after hearing an “automatic weapon” and took shelter in the basement with a group of people      AP Images  This story is developing…

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