By Servet Gunerigok
WASHINGTON (AA) - A gunman is holding hostages at a synagogue in the US state of Texas, according to a local media report on Saturday.
The incident occurred at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville city, Dallas News reported. The gunman is said to have entered the synagogue during a Shabbat morning service.
Colleyville police said they are conducting SWAT operations in the 6100 block of Pleasant Run Road, where the synagogue is located.
"The situation at the 6100 block of Pleasant Run Road posted about earlier remains ongoing. We ask that you continue to avoid the area. We will continue to provide updates via social media," the force said on Twitter.
The number of hostages remains unknown.