October 29, 2009
Shooting at North Hollywood synagogue
Two people were shot in the legs at a synagogue in North Hollywood, Calif.
Los Angeles Police said an African-American man with a handgun entered the Adat Yeshurun synagogue at approximately 6:20 a.m. Thursday, according to media reports.
A man was detained near the facility, but a police spokeswoman said she was unsure if the arrest was connected to the shooting.
Police are investigating the incident as a hate crime.
The victims, both Jewish, are reported to be in stable condition and have been transported to a local hospital.
More information and video to come.