FBI joins investigation into Sikh man’s shooting

Source: Aljazeera

The FBI is helping police in the US city of Seattle hunt for an attacker who shot a Sikh man and told him to “go back to your own country”, authorities said.

The victim, a US national of Indian origin, was identified by India’s foreign minister as Deep Rai.

He told police that a gunman described as six feet tall, stockily built and covering the lower half of his face, approached him on Friday as he worked on his car in his driveway.

Rai says they got into an argument before the gunman shot him in the arm.The FBI said it remains “committed to investigating crimes that are potentially hate-motivated” in a statement, according to The Seattle Times.

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