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Oklahoma police arrest two white men after Tulsa shootings that killed three black people and injured two others.
Oklahoma police have arrested two white men in connection with the deadly shootings in Tulsa that have had black residents fearing for their safety.
Three people were killed in the shooting attacks early Friday, and two other people are in critical condition in hospital. All of the victims were black.
They were shot and killed seeming at random within a 3-mile span in north Tulsa's predominantly black neighborhoods, the Associated Press reported.
The suspects, named by police as Jake England, 19, and Alvin Watts, 32, are expected to be charged with three counts of first-degree murder and two of shooting with intent to kill, CNN reported.
Police had launched a manhunt for the shooters, using surveillance and a helicopter, the AP said. England and Watts were arrested at home in Tulsa early Sunday following an anonymous tip-off to police.
Police said they don't yet know the motive for the shootings, and weren't sure of the relationship between the men, CNN reported.
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According to the New York Post, a statement from the Tulsa Police Department said: "Within 24 hours of its formation, the task force 'Operation Random Shooter' has completed its mission. Our sympathy goes out to the families of the victims and we hope that our efforts can bring some resolution and closure to these heinous acts."
"We would like to thank everyone that assisted and more information will be forthcoming in a Sunday afternoon press conference," the statement added.
News of the shootings comes as racial tensions continue to flare over last month's shooting death of black teenager Trayvon Martin. His shooter, George Zimmerman, has not been arrested.
A Gallup/USA Today poll released Thursday found that 73 percent of black people believe Zimmerman would have been arrested if Martin was white. Just 33 percent of whites agreed.
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