The suspect in Saturday's mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue is a 46-year-old local man named Robert Bowers who posted anti-Semitic messages on social media. While authorities were not officially naming the man taken into custody after the killings at the Tree of Life synagogue, a federal law enforcement official and a Jewish community security official confirmed Bowers’ identity. Two hours before the gunman burst into the synagogue and opened fire during a Shabbat religious service, Bowers posted on chat site Gab.com about the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS), a non-profit that helps refugees relocate to the US. “HIAS likes to bring invaders in that kill our people. I can’t sit by and watch my people get slaughtered. Screw your optics, I’m going in,” wrote Bowers, a described as a white male, heavy set, with a beard. Gab.com said in a statement that when it learned of the shooting suspect’s profile on its site, it took “swift and proactive” action to contact law enforcement...

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