Prior to joining the Action News Team, Vanessa worked as a multimedia journalist in the Chico-Redding market.
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Prior to reporting, Vanessa interned at KRON and KGO-TV in San Francisco. After graduation, KGO-TV hired Vanessa as a Production Assistant, Traffic Producer and Writer.
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Fresno Shooting Spree suspect Kori Muhammad shouts out racist rant in court and causes public defenders to ask for a psychological evaluation.
Tributes to the fallen victims in Tuesday's massacre continue to grow after the suspected gunman Kori Muhammad went on a shooting rampage killing three people. But there is a fourth victim the tributes honor.
PG&E employee Zackary Randalls was shot while inside his work truck. Mark Gassett was killed on Fulton Street near Nevada Avenue. David Jackson was killed outside of Catholic Charities. Carl Williams was killed at Motel 6 on Thursday.
Many thankful the suspect was stopped almost immediately after the shooting began. Police Chief Jerry Dyer attributes officer's quick response to Shot Spotter technology.