Atlanta Mayor Says Asian Spa Shootings are Crimes Against Every American
President Biden is expected to address the tragedy publicly this evening
Today, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms condemned the attacks on three Atlanta-area spas that left eight people dead, including six Asian women.
“Whether it is senseless violence that we've seen play out in our streets, or more targeted violence like we saw yesterday, a crime against any community is a crime against us all,” Bottoms said at a news conference.
Law enforcement officials in Georgia Wednesday said the shootings do not appear to be racially motivated but stressed the investigation into the terrorist attack is ongoing. A 21-year-old male suspect in the shootings was taken into custody Tuesday night following a police chase.
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