Browns, Steelers to honor lives lost in synagogue shooting before Sunday’s game

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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 27: The scene of a mass hooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood on October 27, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. According to reports, at least 12 people were shot, 4 dead and three police officers hurt during the incident. The shooter surrendered to authorities and was taken into custody. (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH — The Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers will honor those who lost their lives in the synagogue shooting before Sunday’s game.

Pittsburgh Steelers Director of Communications Burt Lauten announced via Twitter Saturday night that a moment of silence will be held before kickoff to remember the victims and their families.

Earlier Saturday, the Steelers responded to the shooting with the following statement,

“We send our thoughts and prayers to those affected by this morning’s tragedy in Pittsburgh. We will continue to pray for everyone involved.”

The attack at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood left 11 dead and several injured.

The Browns will take on the Steelers at Heinz Field at 1 p.m.

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