Obama denounces murders of U.S. Muslims

The families had called on Obama to insist investigators addressed whether the murder suspect was motivated by hatred.

U.S. President Barack Obama described the deaths of three young Muslims gunned down in North Carolina as “brutal and outrageous murders” on Friday and said no one in the United States should be targeted for their religion.

The president’s statement came as the U.S. Justice Department said it would join the FBI’s preliminary inquiry to determine whether the man accused in the Chapel Hill shooting on Tuesday broke any federal laws, including hate crime laws.
 
 
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