NPR

Jersey City Shooting Was 'A Targeted Attack On The Jewish Kosher Deli'

Pending further investigation, Mayor Steven Fulop refrained from assigning a specifically anti-Semitic motive in the shooting Tuesday that left six people dead, including one police officer.
Emergency personnel stand Tuesday night at a kosher supermarket, which shooters targeted in a deadly attack hours earlier in Jersey City, N.J. Source: Rick Loomis

Updated at 1:15 p.m. ET

The shootings that left at least three civilians and one police officer dead Tuesday in Jersey City, N.J., was a targeted attack, according to local authorities. At a news conference Wednesday, Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop explained that the pair of shooters, who were also killed, had clearly singled out the kosher market on which they opened fire.

"At the time of the incident yesterday, it was difficult to understand intent, and there's still a lot of questions around

Stai leggendo un'anteprima, registrati per continuare a leggere.

Altro da NPR

NPR2 min lettiWellness
City In China Tests 10 Million People After 13 COVID-19 Cases Are Found
Qingdao city officials say no new infections were identified. The extraordinary testing effort followed the appearance of a small cluster of COVID-19 cases centered in a city hospital.
NPR3 min lettiPolitics
Supreme Court Speeds Up Case On Trump's Push To Alter Census For House Seats
The justices will hear oral arguments Nov. 30, increasing the potential for Trump to try to omit unauthorized immigrants from the census numbers used to reallocate House seats during his current term.
NPR3 min lettiSociety
'I'm Still Unemployed': Millions In Dire Situation As Savings Start To Run Out
Many unemployed Americans have been tapping into their savings to pay bills. But those savings are going fast, and hopes for a new round of pandemic relief before the election are fading.