The shooter did not say a word before firing at least four times, Burlington police said Sunday.
What we know
- The three victims have been identified by family as Hisham Awartani, Kinnan Abdalhamid, and Tahseen Ahmed. Awartani is a student at Brown University, Abdalhamid is a student at Haverford College, and Ahmed is a student at Trinity College.
- Two of the victims were wearing keffiyehs, police said, and they were speaking Arabic, according to the Arab American Anti-Discrimination Committee.
- The suspect was described by Burlington police as a white man with a handgun who didn’t say a word before firing at least four times.
- The war between Israel and Hamas has sparked heated protests and fiery rhetoric at college campuses. Jewish and Muslim students have been forced to confront violent threats.