Feds to probe hate crimes link in Kansas shootings

Global News

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Prosecutors have enough evidence to pursue hate-crime charges in the shooting spree that killed three people at a Jewish community centre and retirement complex near Kansas City, authorities said Monday, a day after the attack.

Frazier Glenn Cross of Missouri, a known white supremacist, has not been formally charged in the slayings, but officials said more information about charges was expected Tuesday. Federal prosecutors were moving to put the case before a grand jury.

READ MORE: 3 shot, killed in suburban Kansas City

Police suspect Cross fatally shot two people Sunday afternoon in the parking lot behind the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, then drove to a retirement community where he shot a third person. He was arrested in an elementary school parking lot.

“We have unquestionably determined through the work of law enforcement that this was a hate crime,” Overland Park Police Chief…

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