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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Pittsburgh Police officer who responded to the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting will attend the State of the Union address.

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Pittsburgh Police say Officer Timothy Matson was invited to attend the address in Washington on Tuesday, and he accepted the invitation.

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“The Department of Public Safety and the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police are honored that Officer Matson, on behalf of all city first responders, is being recognized for his life-saving service,” Pittsburgh Police officials said in a statement.

Matson suffered multiple gunshot wounds during the shooting.

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