What we know about the Florida Dollar General store shooting
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Three people died when a gunman opened fire at a Florida store, in what federal officials call a racist attack.
In this report, Scripps News investigates yet another deadly shooting, this time in Jacksonville, Florida, where a gunman who police say left racist writings killed three Black victims and then took his own life.
We hear from the families of victims and from lawmakers who are now confronting another community rocked by violence.
Jerrald Gallion planned to spend the weekend with his 4-year-old daughter, but the devoted father was instead one of three Black people gunned down Saturday afternoon in a racist attack at a Dollar General store in Jacksonville, Florida. The other two people slain were identified as Angela Michelle Carr, 52, who was shot in her car, and store employee Anolt Joseph “AJ” Laguerre, Jr., 19, who was shot as he tried to flee.
Investigators say the shooter targeted Black people, and left evidence of racist views in notes at his home.
The Justice Department says it will investigate the shooting both as a hate crime and as an act of racially-motivated violent extremism.
A 52-year-old man was arrested for two cold case murders that happened in the 1990s, but police say there could be more victims.
Before calling 911 for help, the boys tried to extinguish the fire but were unsuccessful, while the boy who ignited the firework fled the scene.
Jose Romero, 22, and Nathen Garley, 21, are both reportedly charged with conspiracy to commit murder in the death of 11-year-old Froylan Villegas.
The government could run out of funding at the end of the month, which would force FAA employees to work without pay.
Those returning will be provided water, shade, washing stations, portable toilets, medical and mental health care, and transportation assistance.
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