UPDATE (2:45 p.m. PST):
San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore held a press conference and provided known details about the shooting.
UPDATE (1:55 p.m. PST):
NBC San Diego reports that at least one person has died as a result of the shooting.
New info on Poway Synagogue shooting:— Steven Luke (@stevenlukenbc) April 27, 2019
1 dead (per Mayor) & 4 people being treated for injuries (per Palomar Medical Center) #nbc7
Poway Mayor tells CNN the person who carried out the attack was "someone with hate in their heart."
“I have heard that this was definitely someone with hate in their heart,” Poway Mayor Steve Vaus tells @AnaCabrera after a man was detained for questioning in connection to a reported shooting at a synagogue in the California city. https://t.co/ipGf6FPcYe pic.twitter.com/CgEIfpmOzN— CNN (@CNN) April 27, 2019
UPDATE (1:45 p.m. PST):
Four victims were taken to a nearby hospital.
Update#2 Those wounded in the Chabad of Poway #synagogueshooting were taken to Palomar Medical Center @PalomarHealth. Please respect the medical privacy of victims & their families during this difficult time. Remain clear of the area as this investigation will take several hours— San Diego Sheriff (@SDSheriff) April 27, 2019
Palomar Medical Center in Poway tells @NBCNews that they have received 4 patients to their trauma unit from the Calif. synagogue shooting, and they were all alive upon arrival.— MSNBC (@MSNBC) April 27, 2019
Road closures will continue through Monday morning.
The San Diego County Sheriff will be briefing the media in an hour about what took place.
UPDATE (1:35 p.m. PST):
A man has been taken into custody.
A man has been detained for questioning in connection with a reported shooting at a synagogue in the city of Poway, California, according to the San Diego Sheriff's Department. https://t.co/ipGf6FPcYe pic.twitter.com/XMvJ6d6Mig— CNN (@CNN) April 27, 2019
Harrowing reports of a shooter at a synagogue emerged as victims called 911 in Poway, California at roughly 11:30 am local time this morning. San Diego Police quickly responded to the scene where at least four injured were transported to local hospital.
ABC10 reports that, "The incident was reported at the Congregation Chabad located at 16934 Chabad Way sometime before 11:30 a.m.," the San Diego County Sheriff's Office twitter account reported.
"Deputies investigate reports of a man with a gun. Please stay clear of the area and allow deputies to safely do their job. Thank you for your patience and cooperation," said the tweet."
According to ABC10, the suspected shooter has now been detained and is being questioned by police. His motives are unclear.
ABC 10 notes, "The synagogue was hosting its Passover Holiday Celebration which was scheduled to begin at 11 a.m., according to an event announcement. The celebration was to end at 7 p.m. with a final Passover meal."
This article will be updated as details come in.