Motive for Florida shooting rampage unknown: Police
MIAMI, Florida (AFP) - Police on Sunday said they still do not know what provoked a rampage by a 42-year-old Cuban-American who shot to death six of his neighbours before being killed by police.
Hialeah police chief Carl Zogby confirmed reports that the suspect, Pedro Vargas, had set fire to US$10,000 (S$12,640) in cash at the start of Friday night's rampage in an apartment building.
"But the reasons for this irrational situation are unknown," Mr Zogby said, who said police were still trying to determine Vargas' motives.
Police believe the incident began when the building's manager, Italo Pisciotti, 79, and his wife Samira, 69, went to his apartment in response to the fire, local press reports said.