Shooting at Asian-run salon in Dallas may be a hate crime, police say
The Dallas police chief announced Friday that a recent shooting at an Asian-run hair salon that left three women wounded may be a hate crime and could be connected to a series of similar incidents at other local businesses run by Asian Americans.
“As in any other instance where we feel any part of our community is being attacked for a reason of hate, we’re going to take this abundance of caution,” Garcia said, noting Dallas police are working with partners, including the FBI, to investigate. “Hate has no place here.”
Police responded early Wednesday afternoon to the shooting at Hair World Salon, located in the city’s Koreatown. Three women had been shot and were rushed to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said in a statement.
The shooter had …
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