FBI reviews security video after LA shooting

| October 30, 2009

LOS ANGELES — The FBI is reviewing security camera footage in the hunt for a gunman who wounded two men at a Los Angeles synagogue.

Police Detective Rich Wheeler says federal authorities are enhancing and clarifying the grainy footage taken Thursday of the parking garage at the Adat Yeshurun Valley Sephardic Orthodox synagogue in North Hollywood.

Thirty-eight-year-old Mori Ben-Nissan and 53-year-old Allen Lasry were shot in the legs as they arrived for morning service. They were in good condition Friday.

Wheeler says several possible motives are being considered, including that the shooter knew one of the victims, and the other victim was shot after witnessing the confrontation.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The FBI is reviewing security camera footage in the hunt for a gunman who wounded two men at a Los Angeles synagogue.

Los Angeles police Detective Rich Wheeler says federal authorities are enhancing and clarifying the grainy footage taken Thursday of the parking garage at the Adat Yeshurun Valley Sephardic Orthodox synagogue in North Hollywood.

Thirty-eight-year-old Mori Ben-Nissan and 53-year-old Allen Lasry were shot in the legs as they arrived for morning service. They were in good condition Friday.

Wheeler says several possible motives are being considered, including that the shooter knew one of the victims, and the other victim was caught in the crossfire.

 

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