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‘We have a fatality’ and ‘it was a hate crime’: Mayor of Poway updates shocking details of synagogue shooting

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Poway Mayor Steve Vaus (screengrab)

The mayor of Poway, California revealed that one person had died in the Saturday shooting a synagogue.

Mayor Steve Vaus was interviewed by MSNBC’s Richard Lui.

“I can only tell you that we have a fatality,” Vaus said.

“I can also tell you that it was a hate crime and that will not stand,” he noted. “This community will come together, will put their arms around each other and we will be there for the families affected and be there in an ongoing fashion just like we always are.”

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Vaus also said he believed the Rabbi had been shot in his hand.

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