US judicial authorities filed charges against the gunman who killed 11 people in a shooting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Iran Press/ America: Federal prosecutors have filed hate crime charges against a Pennsylvania man who authorities say stormed a Pittsburgh synagogue and opened fire, killing 11 people, according to CNN.

Six people were injured as a result of the shooting, four of whom were police officers who responded to the scene. No children were killed, a police official said.

Robert Bowers, 46, of suburban Baldwin, surrendered to authorities after Saturday morning's shooting at the "Tree of Life" synagogue.

According to the FBI's Jones, the suspect was in the process of leaving when he encountered a Pittsburgh police officer who "engaged him." The officer was subsequently injured, and the suspect went back into the synagogue, where he hid from officers who arrived on the scene.

The suspect suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was in fair condition at a hospital.

President Donald Trump told reporters at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland that the shooting was a "terrible, terrible thing."

"If there was an armed guard inside the temple, they would have been able to stop him," Trump said before boarding a flight to Indianapolis.

After landing, Trump told reporters the shooting looks like "an anti-Semitic crime."

"We're learning a lot about it. It looks definitely like it's an anti-Semitic crime. And that is something you wouldn't believe could still be going on," he said.

Trump previously said in a tweet that the shooting was "far more devastating than originally thought."

People of various religions gathered in Pittsburgh, Washington and Philadelphia for a vigil for the victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting.

Thousands of people have taken to the streets across the US to take part in a spontaneous vigil in commemoration of victims of Pittsburgh shooting that took place earlier Saturday.

BUSINESS INSIDER reported, Americans are more likely to die from gun violence than many leading causes of death combined, with some 13,000 people in the US killed in firearm assaults each year, which translates to a roughly 1-in-315 lifetime chance of death from gun violence.

That's about 56% more likely than the lifetime risk of dying while riding inside a car, truck, or van. It's also more than 11 times as high as dying from any force of nature, such as a hurricane, tornado, earthquake, flood, or lightning strike.

The debate over gun control in the United States has waxed and waned over the years, stirred by a series of mass killings by gunmen in civilian settings.

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