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2 dead, suspect identified in random shootings

Posted at 4:46 PM, Sep 27, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-27 19:46:15-04
Police have identified the suspect arrested in the shooting deaths of two people in an apparently random rampage in the Southern California city of Banning.
 
Banning police said Sunday that 34-year-old James Paul Diaz was booked into jail for investigation of two counts of murder, one count of attempted murder and other charges stemming from the shooting spree.
 
Police Chief Alex Diaz says he believes the attacks were random and the victims did not know the suspect. He says there are no other suspects.
 
Police on Saturday responded to reports of gunfire in a string of incidents that killed two and injured three.
 
 Police in the nearby city of Beaumont arrested Diaz after getting a call about a man knocking on people's doors and a vehicle break-in.