2017 Fresno shootings

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2017 Fresno shootings
LocationFresno, California, U.S.
DateApril 14/18, 2017
c. 10:45 a.m. (PDT)
Attack type
Shooting spree
Suspected perpetrator
Kori Ali Muhammad
MotiveSuspected hatred of white people[1]

On April 18, 2017, a shooting spree occurred in Fresno, California, leaving three men dead. The prime suspect, identified as Kori Ali Muhammad, was then arrested by police and charged with murder and assault with a deadly weapon.[2] Muhammad, who was believed to have been motivated by a hatred of white people, was already wanted in connection with the murder of a security guard at a local Motel 6 that had occurred four days earlier.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Smith, Scott (April 18, 2017). "Fresno shooter wanted to kill many white people, police say". ABC News. Associated Press. Retrieved April 18, 2017.
  2. "Fresno Triple Shooting a Hate Crime, Not Act of Terrorism, Police Say". KABC-TV. April 18, 2017. Retrieved April 18, 2017.
  3. Guy, Jim (April 18, 2017). "Three dead in Fresno shooting rampage; suspect caught, linked to Motel 6 slaying". The Fresno Bee. Retrieved April 18, 2017.