The two exchanged gunfire, he said, and Bowers reentered the building before a police tactical squad arrived.
The oldest victim was identified as 97-year-old Rose Malinger of Squirrel Hill, the heavily Jewish neighbourhood in which the synagogue is located.
Authorities have released the names of the victims from yesterday's attack on a synagogue in the historic neighborhood of Squirrel Hill in Pittsburgh, PA as well other details about the tragedy which authorities say could take "weeks" to process and investigate.
Bowers surrendered and was taken to a hospital where he was listed in fair condition with multiple gunshot wounds.
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Chicago police did not receive any threats to the city or the vigil, but officers and K9s were deployed to the vigil to ensure a visible presence, officials said.
Barry Werber, one of the men who hid in the closet and survived, said: 'I don't know why he thinks the Jews are responsible for all the ills in the world, but he's not the first and he won't be the last. "People need to talk and not be aggressive", she said.
About half of the congregants at Beth Shalom do not drive on the Sabbath, he said.
Shortly after reports of the shooting emerged, Mr Trump said in a tweet he was watching what he described as a "devastating" situation.
Trump told reporters the killings might have been prevented if there had been an armed guard at the temple.
US President Donald Trump condemned the attack, calling it a "wicked act of mass murder", that is "pure evil", and "something that is unimaginable".
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Since the time of the attack, several crowdfunding efforts started by Muslim Americans and an Iranian immigrant have raised more than $650,000 (Dh2.4 million) to help support the victims of the shooting.
Hissrich said extra patrols have been assigned to "sensitive locations around Pittsburgh", including at a vigil planned for Sunday night.
Some of the funds will be transferred as soon as today to the synagogue via the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh.
It was the deadliest attack against the Jewish community on USA soil, according to the Anti-Defamation League, a civil rights group that tracks antisemitism.
On April 13, 2014, a pair of shootings occurred at a Jewish community centre and a Jewish retirement community, both located in Overland Park, Kansas.
"HIAS likes to bring invaders in that kill our people".
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