FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Emergency officials say a shooting has killed [three people] in downtown Fresno.
Dan Lynch of Fresno County Emergency Medical Services says the two wounded by gunfire have been transported to hospitals.
Fresno city spokesman Mark Standriff says county offices are on lockdown, and people have been urged to shelter in place. Few other details were immediately known.
Ashlee Wolf of Catholic Charities told the Fresno Bee newspaper (http://bit.ly/2oK6Vzc ) that the shooting happened at a bus stop near the charity.
Wolf says the charity doesn’t believe the shooter was tied to Catholic Charities. She says the charity is working with police to provide information.
The suspect reportedly shouted “Allahu Akbar” as police tackled him.
— CBS News (@CBSNews) April 18, 2017
Fresno police say suspect in triple slaying told them he hates white people, shouted “God is great” before killings. https://t.co/rrSOzfEXaB
— The Associated Press (@AP) April 18, 2017
The Associated Press also reports via Twitter that the suspect “told them he hates white people.” source
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