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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania / Synagogue Shooting #1131621

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 29, 2018
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(Studio: David Muir) The shooting massacre at the Jewish Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh introduced; scenes shown from outside the synagogue.

(Pittsburgh: Matt Gutman) Accounts of what happened at the synagogue as gunman Robert Bowers moved through reviewed; scenes shown of the synagogue. [Rescue Dr. Keith MURRAY, Rabbi Jeffrey MEYERS‡- describe what they did during the shooting & treating the victims.] The "normal" suspect brought into court discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) Bowers' past with his hatred of the Jewish community reviewed; details given from his social media postings. [ABC's Brad GARRETT - speculates about whether Bowers had help.] The firearms recovered from Bowers discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Jonathan Karl) President Trump's initial condemnation of an act of hate with the shooting featured. [White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - stammers about the president bringing the country together; says the media blamed the president.] [Earlier, TRUMP - says if they had protection inside....] [Pittsburgh Mayor Bill PEDUTO†- says we can't fill churches, mosques & synagogues with armed guards.] [Later, TRUMP - speaks about the grief.] Trump tweet calling the press the true enemy of the people quoted. The views from Pittsburgh of the president coming to visit tomorrow discussed.

Muir, David;
Gutman, Matt;
Thomas, Pierre;
Karl, Jonathan

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