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Suspect In Fresno Shooting Charged With Four Counts Of Murder

Fresno County Sheriff / Twitter
 

Fresno County Sheriff / Twitter

Update 6:08 a.m., April 19: In Fresno, the man suspected of killing a motel security guard and three people he targeted for being white is being charged with four counts of murder.

Fresno Police say Kori Ali Muhammad will also face at least two additional charges of assault with a deadly weapon. Muhammad has a long record of criminal charges and a history of mental illness.

The victims include a utility worker and all are white men between the ages of 34 and 58. 


Original Post: Three people were shot and killed and another wounded in downtown Fresno Tuesday in what appears to be a random act of violence.

The gunman was caught after the killings. He's been identified as Kori Ali Muhammad. Muhammad yelled "God is great" in Arabic while being taken into custody. He also told authorities he hates white people. All three victims were white. Muhammad is also suspected of killing a security guard last week at a Motel 6.

One of the victims killed today was a PG&E worker. He was sitting in the front passenger seat of a work truck when he was shot.

-Capital Public Radio Staff

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