Suspect in Jewish center shootings ‘entrenched in the hate movement’

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(CNN) — Last week, the Anti-Defamation League issued a warning: The Passover holiday was coming up Monday. So was Adolf Hitler’s birthday next Sunday — two events that could coincide with the increased possibility of violent attacks against Jewish community centers.

On Sunday, that dire prediction came true.

A 73-year-old Missouri man, with a long resume of anti-Semitism, is accused of opening fire outside two Jewish centers in the Kansas City-area.

FOX 4 is not naming the suspect until formal charges have been filed. According to police the 73-year-old suspect shot and killed a Reat Underwood, 14, and his grandfather, Dr. William Lewis Corporon in the parking lot of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City in Overland Park, and an unidentified woman in the parking lot of the nearby Village Shalom Retirement Community in Leawood, Kan.

While police haven’t disclosed his motive, the suspect is a long-time…

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