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Synagogue massacre survivor cried ‘Mommy’ as her 97-year-old mother was shot and killed by her side


PITTSBURGH (AP) — A survivor of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre says she saw her right arm “get blown open in two places” by a gunman and cried “Mommy” after her 97-year-old mother was shot and killed next to her. Andrea Wedner testified Wednesday at the federal trial of gunman Robert Bowers. Wedner was expected to be the government’s last witness as prosecutors wrap up their case against Bowers, who burst into the Tree of Life synagogue building with a military-style rifle and other weaponry and opened fire in the nation’s deadliest attack on Jewish people. He faces a potential death sentence.

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