Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein says the gunman fled after the weapon used in the attack at a San Diego-area synagogue jammed.
Goldstein spoke in front of Chabad of Poway on Sunday, one day after an attack killed a woman and injured three others -- including the rabbi.
He says he looked up on Saturday and saw a young man wearing sunglasses standing in front of him with a rifle. Goldstein says he lifted his hands and was shot. He says he lost his index finger.
And then, Goldstein says, "miraculously the gun jammed."
A 19-year-old arrested after the attack is expected to be arraigned this week on charges including murder and attempted murder.
Goldstein said "terrorism like this will not take us down."
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