Man falsely identified as Michigan State University shooter in viral post
16 February 2023 | 3:25 pm
Contrary to the false claims on social media, the Michigan State University shooter has been identified as 43-year-old Anthony Dwayne McRae and not 21-year-old Lynn Dee Walker. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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