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MILAN – The Latest on the shooting rampage Saturday in Italy in which police say a far-right gunman targeted African migrants. (all times local):
The Carabinieri commander in the Italian city of Macerata says the extreme right-wing suspect in drive-by shootings targeting African migrants was "lucid and determined, aware of what he had done."
Col. Michele Roberti told Sky TG24 on Sunday that the suspect, Luca Traini, demonstrated no remorse for the two-hour shooting spree Saturday that wounded five men and one woman, all African migrants.
Roberti said "it's likely that he carried out this crazy gesture as a sort of retaliation, a sort of vendetta" after a Nigerian man was arrested in the gruesome slaying of an Italian teenager a few days previously in the same city.
He said investigators had determined there was no connection between 28-year-old Traini and the slain victim, Pamela Mastropietro.
Traini has been jailed as police investigate a shooting rampage motivated by racial hatred.
A Nigerian woman shot by an Italian right-wing extremist during a drive-by rampage says she no longer feels free to walk around the city "with peace of mind" after the attack.
The 29-year-old, identified only as Jennifer, told the daily La Stampa that "I never hurt anyone. I was talking and laughing with three other people" when she was struck by the bullet.
Hospital officials say she suffered a fracture to her humerus bone in her arm and is facing an operation Sunday.
Her boyfriend told La Repubblica they were waiting at a bus station when he saw a man pointing something at them from a car. Ogie Igbinowania says "I gave Jennifer a push to get her out of the way and threw myself down. And I heard a shot: Boom."