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Fresno murders investigated as a hate crime

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Kori Ali Muhammad arrested following murders in Fresno. (KSEE) Kori Ali Muhammad arrested following murders in Fresno. (KSEE)

(KSEE/NBC News) Police say the man who gunned down three people during a shooting spree in downtown Fresno, California Tuesday is also a suspect in a murder that took place at a Motel 6 last week.

Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, shouted "Allahu Akbar" as police tackled him to the ground after the shootings which were spread over four locations, Police Chief Jerry Dyer said.

The victims appeared to be random, Dyer said.

"These individuals that were chosen today did not anything to deserve what they got," Dyer said. "These were unprovoked attacks."

Shot Spotter detected the first gunshots around 10:45 a.m. Muhammad shot into a Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) vehicle killing the passenger. The driver sped away and drove to Fresno Police headquarters.

The chief said Muhammad was armed with a 357 revolver when he opened fire on his first victim, who was sitting inside the PG&E vehicle.

Muhammad continued walking and opened fire at a resident but missed. Shortly after, he encountered another resident and shot and killed that person, police said.

He then continued to the area of Catholic Charities where he shot and killed a person in the parking lot, police said. Shortly after, he was apprehended without police firing a shot. 

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