cAlifornia shooting spree kills 3
Added On April 19, 2017
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..where a man went on a shooting spree in Fresno, California on Tuesday, leaving three people dead.
The suspect, identified as Kori Ali Muhammad, later surrendered to police.
World News has the details.
The shooting spree began around 10:45 a.m. local time, with 16 shots fired at four different locations, in less than a minute.
Two people were shot outside Catholic charity, whilst the third victim was a passenger in a Pacific Gas & Electric truck.
A fourth man was shot at but not injured.
The 39-year-old suspect was quickly taken into custody.
Police said the shooting spree was a random act of violence, with Muhammad shouting "Allahu Akbar" or "God is great" in Arabic as police tackled him to the ground.
Muhammad has made posts against white people and expressed anti-government sentiments on Facebook. All of the victims were white men.
Reports say the Fresno spree killer has also posted racially charged threats against President Donald Trump.
Muhammad is also suspected for the murder of a security guard outside a Motel in central Fresno on Thursday.
Whilst local police say they think the incident to be "a random act of violence", they have opened an investigation to see if the suspect had any terrorist links.