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The alleged perpetrator in the California synagogue is now facing 109 state civil rights and hate crimes

On Thursday, South Bay District US Attorney Robert Brewer said prosecutors filed a new lawsuit against 19-year-old John T. Earnest.

Earnest is alleged to have executed the deadly shootout in the Chabad of Poway synagogue, which killed 60-year-old Lori Gilbert Kaye and injured three others, including the rabbi and an eight-year-old girl. He is also suspected in late March in a nearby mosque in the nearby Escondido arson.

"Our actions today are inspired by our desire to achieve justice for all victims and their families," Brewer said at a news conference.

The new lawsuit charges Earnest with 109 new charges – including 54 cases in which the free exercise of religious beliefs has resulted in death and personal injury and the attempt to kill is involved, Brewer said.

"That's a count" Any person in the synagogue on April 27, including 1

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