Eugene City officials along with the Jewish community speak out on the California Synagogue shooting

Eugene city officials and the local Jewish community expressed their condolences and support on social media.

Posted: Apr 29, 2019 11:28 AM
Updated: Apr 29, 2019 11:36 AM

EUGENE, Ore.--Eugene city officials and the local Jewish community expressed their condolences and support on social media.

The Jewish federation and Jewish community relations council made a statement Sunday April, 28th saying they "were shocked and heartbroken at the news of another synagogue shooting at a Chabad center near San Diego..."

They also expressed their gratitude to local law enforcement for making sure all houses of worship had the support they needed during this horrific time.

RELATED: Shooting reported near San Diego-area Synagogue 

"I want to express solidarity with the Jewish community in San Diego, in Eugene and beyond. May all people impacted by this violent attack find themselves surrounded by love and support", Eugene Mayor Lucy Vinis said. 

"We have great respect for our local Jewish community... and will continue to collaborate in building a Eugene community that is safe and welcoming for everyone regardless of their religion", Eugene City Manager Jon Ruiz said. 

 

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