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U.S. to probe Jewish shootings in Kansas City as a hate crime
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Yesterday's deadly shootings at a Jewish community center in Kansas City will be probed as a hate crime by federal prosecutors. The Justice Department confirmed that it will investigate whether federal hate crimes were committed when 73-year-old suspect Fraizer Glenn Miller allegedly killed three people while yelling Nazi salutes.

In a statement, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said his department will help "determine whether the federal hate crime statue is implicated in this case." Miller, who has connections to a South Carolina Ku Klux Klan group, is expected to appear in court today at 2:30 p.m.

Read more at the Wall Street Journal.

- - Jordan Valinsky
 
 
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