US Attorney: North Carolina shootings not part of campaign against Muslims

By REUTERS
February 11, 2015 22:01

NEW YORK - The shootings of three Muslim students near the University of North Carolina campus "are not part of a targeted campaign against Muslims," US Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina Ripley Rand told reporters on Wednesday.

Craig Stephen Hicks, a 46-year-old white man who had posted anti-religious messages on Facebook, was arrested and charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the shootings on Tuesday.


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