Two Shot at Los Angeles Synagogue

Two people were shot in the legs at a synagogue in North Hollywood, Calif.

Los Angeles Police said an African-American man with a handgun entered the Adat Yeshurun synagogue at approximately 6:20 a.m. Thursday, according to media reports.

The victims, both Jewish, were reported to be in stable condition after being transported to a local hospital.

A man was detained near the facility, but a police spokeswoman said she was unsure if the arrest was connected to the shooting.

Police are investigating the incident as a hate crime.

This story "Two Shot at Los Angeles Synagogue" was written by JTA.

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