• 'I'm devastated': Julian Edelman reacts to Pittsburgh shooting

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    BOSTON - The nation grieved Saturday as another mass shooting took 11 lives in a Pittsburgh synagogue.

    The action was particularly affecting for the Jewish community as the man police say walked into a synagogue with a rifle and three handguns had previously spewed hateful anti-Semitic rhetoric on social media. 

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    "I'm devastated," New England Patriot Julian Edelman tweeted Sunday. 

    On a typical NFL Sunday Edelman was preparing for a Monday night showdown and contemplating what happened Saturday.

    "As a Jew, an American and a human, I'm devastated," Edelman said.  

    Members of Boston's Jewish communities gathered on the Common to hold a vigil for those killed in the attack. 

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