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Authorities: A 19-year-old man opened fire on the synagogue

Apr 28, 2019, 3:18 PM | Updated: 9:03 pm
Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, right, is hugged as he leaves a news conference at the Chabad of Poway syn...
Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, right, is hugged as he leaves a news conference at the Chabad of Poway synagogue, Sunday, April 28, 2019, in Poway, Calif. A man opened fire Saturday inside the synagogue near San Diego as worshippers celebrated the last day of a major Jewish holiday. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
(AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

PHOENIX — Details continue to develop in the shooting at a California synagogue that killed one person and injured three more.

John T. Earnest, 19, opened fire on the synagogue as worshippers were celebrating the last day of Passover.

Earnest fled the scene in a car and called 911 shortly afterward to say he was involved in the shooting at Chabad of Poway, San Diego Police Chief David Nisleit told reporters.

When an officer reached the man on a roadway, “the suspect pulled over, jumped out of his car with his hands up and was immediately taken into custody,” Nisleit said. 

He was found with an AR-15 rifle in his passenger seat.

The attack killed 60-year-old Lori Kaye.

The other three worshippers shot included 8-year-old Noya Dahan, 34-year-old Almog Peretz, and Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein were discharged from the hospital by Sunday afternoon.

Rabbi Goldstein said that he had received a phone call from President Donald Trump.

The shooting came exactly six months since a shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue killed 11 people in the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history.

An off-duty Border Patrol agent inside the synagogue in the city of Poway, just over 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of San Diego, opened fire as the shooter fled but didn’t hit him, San Diego County Sheriff William Gore said at a news conference.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Authorities: A 19-year-old man opened fire on the synagogue