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Statement on Synagogue Shooting in San Diego

Release Date: 
April 27, 2019

Attributable to John P. Sanders, CBP Senior Official Performing the Duties of Commissioner:

On behalf of the men and women of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, we extend our deepest condolences to those who were attacked today while attending services at the Chabad of Poway in California. Hate and violence against anyone because of their race, ethnicity or religion has no place in our society. We have learned that one of our own off-duty Border Patrol agents was present and took actions that may have prevented additional loss of life. CBP will fully support our law enforcement partners who are investigating.

Last modified: 
May 20, 2019