A man has been accused of firing blank rounds at a San Francisco synagogue on Tuesday, according to police. The suspect was later arrested and is currently in police custody.
The incident occurred at the San Francisco Russian Jewish Center, located in the city’s Mission district. Witnesses reported hearing multiple shots fired, though police later determined that the shots were blanks.
No one was injured in the incident, though the synagogue was briefly evacuated. The suspect, who has not yet been identified, is believed to have acted alone.
The FBI has been called in to investigate the incident. Police have yet to release a statement on the suspect’s motive.
The incident has sparked fear among the local Jewish community, who have been increasingly targeted in recent years.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.