Federal prosecutors are seeking approval to pursue the death penalty against Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect Robert Bowers, U.S. Attorney Scott Brady says.
Brady said Sunday evening that he has begun the process to get Attorney General Jeff Sessions' approval, which is required by law, to pursue a capital case against Bowers.
Brady said multiple search warrants have been issued in the investigation of Bowers, a long-haul trucker who worked as an independent contractor.
Police responding to the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue on Saturday wounded Bowers and arrested him. Bowers is scheduled to appear in court early Monday afternoon for a hearing.
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