• Federal grand jury indicts Pittsburgh shooting suspect Robert Bowers

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    PITTSBURGH - A federal grand jury has indicted Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect Robert Bowers on 44 charges, including obstruction of justice, use of a firearm to commit murder and obstruction of free exercise of religious beliefs.

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    Bowers allegedly went into the Tree of Life synagogue in Squirrel Hill and opened fire during a Jewish baby-naming ceremony, killing 11 people and injuring two others. During an altercation with police, he also allegedly injured four police officers.

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    Full list of charges against Robert Bowers:

    • Eleven counts of obstruction of free exercise of religious beliefs resulting in death
    • Eleven counts of use and discharge of a firearm to commit murder during and in relation to a crime of violence
    • Two counts of obstruction of free exercise of religious beliefs involving an attempt to kill and use of a dangerous weapon and resulting in bodily injury
    • Eleven counts of use and discharge of a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence
    • Eight counts of obstruction of free exercise of religious beliefs involving an attempt to kill and use of a dangerous weapon, and resulting in bodily injury to a public safety officer
    • One count of obstruction of free exercise of religious beliefs involving use of a dangerous weapon and resulting in bodily injury to a public safety officer.

    READ MORE: Full federal indictment of Robert Bowers, Pittsburgh shooting suspect

    Bowers is currently being held in Butler County Prison


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