Incident Summary:

07/28/2019: An assailant shot a civilian outside of the Young Israel of Greater Miami synagogue along Northeast 171 Street in Miami, Florida, United States. The civilian was injured. No group claimed responsibility for the attack; however, sources attributed the attack to an anti-Semitic extremist. Authorities arrested Carlints St. Louis in connection with the incident.



United States

North America

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred along Northeast 171 Street.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Religious Figures/Institutions
Name of Entity Young Israel of Greater Miami Synagogue
Specific Description Synagogue
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Handgun
Weapon Details
A 9-mm semi-automatic pistol was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information The victims included civilian Yosef Lifshutz.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Anti-Semitic extremists No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 1
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 1
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Police: Synagogue Shooting Leaves 1 Wounded, Suspect Sought," US News & World Report, July 29, 2019.