Police said there are "multiple casualties" after reports of an active shooter at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh Saturday morning. A suspect is now in custody.
We’re New Yorkers - we’re always on, and we NEVER live in fear. Your highly skilled officers are out there all day, every day, protecting this city so that you can go about your weekend. No matter your faith or religion, the NYPD has your back. pic.twitter.com/ntynoh7tMb— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) October 27, 2018
Heavy weapons teams, including the officers from the Critical Response Command and the Strategic Response Team, will patrol Jewish houses of worship across the city, and sector cars will be making additional visits
The NYPD said in a statement that there is no current threat in New York, but these steps are being taken as a precautionary measure.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo also announced that state police will increase patrols near Jewish centers.
Anyone who observes any suspicious behavior is encouraged to contact law enforcement immediately at 888-NYC-SAFE.
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