Before leaving 2018, tragic events must be remembered

Enrique Baltazar, Reporter

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Suspect of synagogue shooting pleads not guilty to killing 11 worshippers of the Tree of Life synagogue. Robert Bowers,46,  Bowers entered the synagogue shouting and declaring his hate for Jews and opened fire on the worshipers leaving 11 killed. The shooting started around 10:00 AM on Saturday, October 27th, 2018 which. Bowers allegedly walked into the synagogue and declared his hate for Jews and opened fire on them then when police arrived he started a shot out with the police and eventually the shot out ended which lead to his capture and his attack lasted around 20 minutes. On Monday Bowers rolled into to court in a wheelchair because of an injury he sustained during the gunfight with the police. Bowers in court was charged with 29 criminal counts, 11 of those counts are federal hate crime charges another 11 counts are using a firearm to kill carry a maximum death penalty. Scott Brady the U.S Attorney is seeking death penalty for Bowers but he will need approval from Attorney General Jeff Sessions But President Trump has voiced his opinion on the case by stating “When people do this, they should get the death penalty” Brady also stated that after the Hearing the case will be present to a federal grand jury. Bowers will be seen back at court on Thursday, November 1st to continue his hearing Bowers plead not Guilty to all charges.

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