SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA. (THECOUNT) — 19-year-old John Earnest has been named as the suspect in a synagogue shooting that left one person dead in Poway on Saturday afternoon.

Officials confirmed one person was killed in the shooting.


The deceased is described as an adult female; no further information was immediately provided, reports 10News.

The incident was reported at the Chabad of Poway located at 16934 Chabad Way sometime before 11:30 a.m., San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore said.

Geo quick facts: Poway is a city in San Diego County, California, United States. Originally an unincorporated community in the county, Poway officially became a city on December 12, 1980. Poway’s rural roots gave rise to its slogan “The City in the Country”. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 47,811 – Wikipedia.

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