Trump on Poway shooting: 'Looks like a hate crime'

Watch: The president speaks to reporters on the recent shooting at a synagogue in Poway

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

Donald Trump
Donald Trump

President Trump related to the synagogue shooting near San Diego and said that the incicent "looks like a hate crime."

“My deepest sympathies go to the people that were affected, the families, their loved ones,” Trump said to reporters, "Obviously looks right now, based on my last conversations, looks like a hate crime. Hard to believe. Hard to believe".

"We're some doing very heavy research", the President added, "We'll see what happens, what comes up. At this moment it looks like a hate crime, but my deepest sympathies to all those affected and we'll get to the bottom of it. It looks like the person was apprehended."

Earlier Trump tweeted: "Thoughts and prayers to all of those affected by the shooting at the Synagogue in Poway, California. God bless you all. Suspect apprehended. Law enforcement did outstanding job. Thank you!"