- Victims' names and ages: Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23; his wife, Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, 21; and her sister, Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19.
- They were shot in the head at an apartment complex near the University of North Carolina campus.
- 46-year-old Craig Stephen Hicks has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder.
- Speculation is that he was motivated by his atheism. Update: Now there is a report that it may have been because of a parking dispute.
- The hashtags #MuslimLivesMatter and #ChapelHillShooting are currently trending on Twitter, with many users outraged by the lack of coverage from mainstream media.
- The victims, Deah and Yusor, got married barely a month ago.
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Richard Dawkins Condemns the Shootings
How could any decent person NOT condemn the vile murder of three young US Muslims in Chapel Hill? http://t.co/pdtwnKqYG3— Richard Dawkins (@RichardDawkins) February 11, 2015
For updates about the victims, you can follow this Facebook page, which has been set up by Deah's family.