Suspect arrested in shooting of 3 students of Palestinian descent in Vermont, police say

A 48-year-old man was arrested on Sunday in connection with the shootings of three college students of Palestinian descent in Burlington, Vermont, on Saturday night, police said.

Jason J. Eaton was detained midday Sunday near the site of the shooting, the Burlington Police Department said in a press release. Police then searched his home and arrested him Sunday evening, officials said.

Eaton is expected to be arraigned Monday morning, police said.

The college students had been wounded Saturday night in a shooting in Burlington, the state’s most populous city, by a gunman who opened fire at them “without speaking,” police had said in a statement on Sunday.

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