Black store attacked in Jacksonville: 3 dead

Written - Narendra Dudhwa

An attack on a Dollar General store in Jacksonville, Florida, on Monday left 3 people dead on the spot

What was authoritatively described as a racist attack against black people

The suspect wore a bulletproof vest and mask on campus, then went to a nearby Dollar General and opened fire with an AR-15 style rifle and handgun

Police Tk According to Watters, he began firing outside the store and then inside, killing three victims on the spot and killing himself as well

The three dead, including two men and a woman, were called Black Heroes by the sheriff. According to police, the attack was clearly directed towards black people

The accused used racist words and left writing paper with his parents, the media and federal agents

which explained his "hateful ideology of learning to hate," the sheriff told reporters

This attack clearly targets black people, Waters said

The sheriff stated that the terrorist did not have knowledge of the persons killed as a result of him and it is believed that he acted alone

It's a dark day in the history of Jacksonville," the sheriff said

The FBI has launched an investigation requiring a special agent, Sherry Onks, of the FBI's Jacksonville office, for a federal civil rights investigation

That's roughly two monthly shoot events for every day of the year

This July, the group said it had crossed the 400 mark, the highest such number since 2013

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