A funding campaign launched by two Muslim groups has raised more than $110,000 for the victims of the weekend shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
On Saturday morning, a 46-year-old Pennsylvania man armed with an AR-15-style assault rifle and at least three handguns stormed the Tree of Life synagogue and opened fire. Robert Bowers, the suspect, reportedly shouted “all Jews must die” as he entered the synagogue.
The 20-minute rampage described as among the deadliest against the Jewish community in the US left eleven people dead and six others wounded, including four police officers who dashed to the scene. The suspected gunman has been charged on 29 federal counts.
The funding campaign was launched on LaunchGood, a Muslim-focused crowdfunding site, on Saturday. It reached $25,000 goal in less than six hours, and then surpassed its revised $50,000 goal in less than 24 hours.
As of Monday morning, the campaign had raised…