Gunman Kills 1, Wounds 5 at Seattle Jewish Center
Saturday, July 29, 2006
SEATTLE, July 28 -- One woman was killed and five others were hospitalized Friday after a man who allegedly declared he was "angry with Israel" opened fire at the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle building.
The alleged gunman was arrested without a struggle inside the building, police said.
Authorities noted that all the victims were women, but they did not offer a motive for the incident and it was not immediately clear if the shooter was targeting women.
"We think this is a lone individual acting out with antagonism toward the organization," David Gomez, assistant special agent in charge of counterterrorism for the FBI's office in Seattle, told Reuters.
The federation was a sponsor of a Solidarity with Israel rally last Sunday.