Attempted Murder Charges Filed in Campus Hit-and-Run

Twenty-two-year-old Mohammed Reza Taheri-azar also faces nine counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to cause bodily injury. Police confirmed today that Taheri-azar told investigators he wanted to avenge the deaths of Muslims around the world. But authorities offered no other details of his motive. No one was seriously hurt in the incident just before noon yesterday. Five students and a visiting scholar were treated for minor injuries and released from UNC Hospitals.