INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The coroner's office has released the names of the eight people who were fatally shot when a man opened fire at a FedEx plant in Indianapolis. Four of the victims of Thursday's shooting were from Indianapolis' Sikh community. The mass shooting marks another blow for the Asian American community in the United States. It comes a month after six people of Asian descent were killed in a mass shooting in the Atlanta area and amid ongoing attacks against Asian Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. The shooter has been identified as a 19-year-old former employee of FedEx. Police say he killed himself after shooting his victims.
Posted at 12:48 AM, Apr 16, 2021
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