'If he didn't like what they did, he didn't like what they did no matter the color.' The spree shooter has a length criminal record, including a dismissed felony charge of unlawful firearm possession in 2004.
Dyer continued: 'These individuals who were chosen today did not do anything to deserve what they got.'These were unprovoked attacks by an individual that was intent on carrying out homicides today.
The Cultural Center's Facebook page released a statement condemning the killings, and those who use the phrase 'Allahu Akbar' in the name of violence.'We're kind of shocked and surprised for what happened,' Ghazvini said. We offer condolences for the victims, we pray for the victims and their families.'Officials say it's too early to determine if the shooting were an act of terrorism, but they do not believe Muhammad had any accomplices.'What we know is that this was a random act of violence,' Dyer said.
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He then took aim at a bystander nearby at the corner of Van Ness and Mildreda Street but missed.
He continued down Fulton Street, shooting and killing a 37-year-old pedestrian who had just picked up a bag of groceries at Catholic Charities, then witnesses say he calmly reloaded at a nearby bus stop.