Three people shot in Fresno (California, USA). On Tuesday, April 18, reports local newspaper the Fresno Bee, citing the chief of the city police Jerry Dyer.
According to the publication, the suspect was detained and taken into custody, the attacker was 39-year-old Corey Ali Muhammad.
A man opened fire in several points of the city in four bystanders, but didn’t shoot anyone. Dyer said that the victims have all been white men. According to him, it was a “random act of violence.”
The motive of the crime could be hostility on racial grounds: as writes the edition, the detainee said that he had a hatred for white people.
In addition, the police chief said that before the arrest, the suspect shouted Islamist slogans, including “Allahu Akbar” (“Allah is great”). However, he noted that it is too early to judge whether the incident an act of terrorism.
Ali Muhammad was previously declared wanted on suspicion of murdering a security guard near one of the city’s motels.
On April 16 in the U.S. city of Cleveland man killed 74-year-old passer-by shot him in the street in the head. The record of the crime he posted on Facebook the Attacker fled, the police were after him. After a chase he killed himself.