Update On Baton Rouge—Victims May Be African-American, Shooter Unknown
February 09, 2008, 12:36 AM
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The latest AP story gives the names of the victims, suggesting them to be African-American
Police identified the victims as Karsheika Graves, 21, and Taneshia Butler, 26.

''Why those two women were targeted ... is still an unanswered question,'' Kelly said.

Police did not release the shooter's name because her relatives had not been contacted.[AP, via The Guardian]

At WMC=TV, sources say that the shooter was named Latina Williams, which, to be clear, is a name, not an ethnicity.[POLICE ID SHOOTER AND VICTIMS 3 Dead at Technical College] The photograph of the late Taneisha Butler looks fairly white—it's a bad photograph. Why is it that I'm the one who has to figure these things out?