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The names of the 11 Pittsburgh synagogue shooting victims have been released

Authorities on Sunday released the names of the 11 people killed in the shooting at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life Synagogue on Saturday.

They are Joyce Fienberg, 75; Richard Gottfried, 65; Rose Mallinger, 97; Jerry Rabinowitz, 66; Cecil Rosenthal, 59; David Rosenthal, 54; Bernice Simon, 84; Sylvan Simon, 86; Daniel Stein, 71; Melvin Wax, 88; and Irving Younger, 69. The Rosenthals were brothers, and the Simons were married.

"To the victims' families, to the victims' friends, we are here for you as a community of one," said Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto (D) Sunday. "We will be here to help you through this horrific episode. We'll get through this darkest day in Pittsburgh's history."