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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania / Synagogue Shooting #1131589

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Oct 28, 2018
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(Pittsburgh: Jeff Glor) Report from Pittsburgh after the synagogue shooting yesterday ntroduced; various scenes shown.

(Pittsburgh: David Begnaud) The shooting massacre by Robert Bowers at the Jewish Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh introduced; scenes shown from outside the synagogue with police dispatch & police audio played; details given about the shooting between police & Bowers with several police wounded before Bowers surrendered. Why Bowers has not been charged with domestic terrorism noted.

(Pittsburgh: Jeff Glor) The 11 slain victims of the shooting featured; some photos shown with their brief biographies given. Technical problems with a video of survivors acknowledged. Report introduced.

(Pittsburgh: Jeff Begues) Bowers' lack of a criminal record & his presence on social media on "gab" that included his hatred of Jews & the group HIAS examined. [FBI lead investigator Robert JONES - outlines their research.] [HIAS president/CEO Mark HATFIELD††- says we had no idea he was obsessed with HIAS, but he was all over social media.] A statement from gab quoted.

(Pittsburgh: Jeff Glor) An earlier conversation with two couples who worship at Tree of Life presented. [Four people Ruth & Seymour DRESHER, Dean ROUCK, Rabbie Doris DEYER‡ - describe what happened in the shooting/hate crime inside the synagogue, the messages that are out there about evil.]

(Pittsburgh: Jeff Glor) Report introduced.

(White House: Paula Reid) President Trump's denunciation of the attack & the criticism of his lack of moral leadership reviewed. [Yesterday in Indiana, TRUMP - says there must be no tolerance for anti-Semitism or racial hatred; jokes about a bad hair day.] [On CNN, Representative Adam SCHIFF - says he creates division.] [Vice President Mike PENCE - defends the president.] What he said about armed guards at the synagogue to stop the attackers while the mayor disagreed noted.

Glor, Jeff;
Begnaud, David;
Begues, Jeff;
Reid, Paula

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