Authorities said the number of wounded during an attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh police

© AP Photo / Keith Galocy near the synagogue in the American city of Pittsburgh, where the shooting occurred. 27 Oct 2018Authorities said the number of wounded during an attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh police© AP Photo / Keith Srakocic

The accused in the attack on the synagogue in Pittsburgh Robert Bowers wounded three, not four police officers, as reported earlier, said the Prosecutor Pennsylvania Scott Brady.

«Police officers and SWAT team (tactical assault special unit of American law enforcement — ed.) quickly arrived on the scene, and Bowers began to shoot them. In the end, four police officers were injured, and three of them were wounded Bowers,» said Brady during a press conference in Pittsburgh.

The Prosecutor did not specify who was injured a fourth police officer.

How, in turn, said the chief of police of the city, one of the injured was discharged from hospital yesterday.

Earlier it was reported that the suspect in the attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh, where the shooting death of 11 people indicted on 29 counts.

The attack on the synagogue happened on Saturday morning when there were people at the ceremony. The shooter entered the building and shouting anti-Semitic slogans and began firing. When the police arrived, a gun battle ensued. The attacker later surrendered to police.

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