Shooting at Jewish community centers leave three dead

| April 13, 2014

There were no details at the time we first saw this. Let it suffice to say that given recent history, we can only assume the worst. Pray for the folks there; prayer for this nation:

Three people killed, one wounded in shootings at Jewish centers in Kansas

Kansas shootingsPolice at the scene of the Jewish Community Center where a gunman opened fire on Sunday. (Jamie Squire, Getty Images / April 13, 2014)

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4:11 p.m. CDT, April 13, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.—

Three people were killed in shootings at Jewish centers in Kansas on Sunday, and a suspect was in custody, police and local media said.

The shootings occurred at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City in Overland Park, Kansas, and at Village Shalom, an assisted living center about a mile away, according to local media.

Overland Park police said there were three confirmed fatalities and a person in custody.

Police did not immediately provide any further details.

via Shootings reported at Jewish community centers near Kansas City – chicagotribune.com.

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