One Dead, Multiple Injured In US Synagogue Shooting
One person confirmed dead as police seal off the scene of the shooting (image courtesy Reuters)

Police have arrested a gunman who opened fire at a synagogue in California, leaving one woman dead and three other people injured.

Concise News learned that the attack took place at Poway, north of the city of San Diego, where the synagogue had been hosting a Passover celebration.

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“A man has been detained for questioning in connection with a shooting incident at the Chabad of Poway synagogue,” tweeted San Diego Sheriff Bill Gore.

“@SDSOPoway Deputies were called to Chabad Way just before 11:30 a.m. There are injuries. This is a developing situation.”

Earlier, local news outlet KGTV reported at least four victims have been transported.

It added that the synagogue was hosting its Passover Holiday Celebration, which was scheduled to begin at 11:00 am.

The shooting comes six months after a gunman killed 11 people at a synagogue in Pittsburgh.