We turn now to the latest in the increase in violence against Asian Americans, following the deadly shootings at three spas around Atlanta last week. People from coast to coast are holding vigils and rallies to remember the victims, and demand an end to a surge of racist attacks in this country.
We’re learning more about the victims of Tuesday’s deadly shooting that left eight people dead in the Atlanta area. The medical examiner has released the names of four of the women killed at two spas in the city.
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are set to visit Atlanta Friday, after the shootings at three spas earlier this week left eight people dead, including six Asian women. This has sparked outrage against the rising violence against Asian Americans.
Police believe they now have a motive in the deadly shooting rampage in Georgia. Eight people were killed, with six of them being Asian women. It follows a troubling trend of assaults against Asians, and now lawmakers on Capitol Hill are taking notice.
New details have emerged about the deadly attack in the Atlanta area, where eight people were shot to death at three different spas. Most of the victims were Asian women of Korean descent, but police say early indications do not point to a race related motive.
Wednesday morning, the mayor of Atlanta along with Atlanta’s police chief and other officials gave an update on the overnight spa shootings. Eight people, including six Asian women, were shot dead at three metropolitan Atlanta spas.