New York lawmakers condemn firing of shots outside Albany synagogue

Posted on AllSides December 7th, 2023
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New York lawmakers condemned the firing of a shotgun outside of the Temple Israel synagogue in Albany, New York on Thursday afternoon, officials said. Nobody was injured in the shooting, which Albany Police and the FBI are investigating as a potential hate crime, The Times Union reported. Albany Police Chief Eric Hawkins said a witness confronted the suspect after the shooting and the suspect yelled “free Palestine.” The suspect was arrested after the incident. Gov. Kathy Hochul (D-N.Y.) said she directed local and state police to be on high alert...

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