Tulsa shootings are linked to black community shootings, police say
TULSA, Oklahoma (AP) — Tulsa police say there is a connection between shootings that terrorized the city's black community and the shooting of a suspect's father by a black man.
Two men have been arrested in the Friday shootings that left three dead and two seriously wounded.
Police have said they are looking at a possible Facebook posting by one of the suspects, 19-year-old Jake England, that suggests he was angry over the killing of his father by a black man two years ago.
Task force commander Maj. Walter Evans says investigators know there's a connection between the two cases, but he and others at a Sunday news conference stopped short of calling Friday's shootings racially motivated.
The FBI special agent in charge of Oklahoma says it's too early to talk about hate crimes.
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