ATLANTA — Many people are reacting to the horrific shootings at several spas in metro Atlanta on Tuesday. The rampage left eight people dead and one other injured.
The suspect, 21-year-old Robert Aaron Long, of Woodstock, was arrested after a brief chase in Crisp County, Georgia.
Here are some of the reactions from local and national leaders and Asian-American groups:
Stop Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) Hate:
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp:
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms:
Georgia Congresswoman Nikema Williams:
Georgia Congresswoman Lucy McBath:
Georgia Congressman Barry Loudermilk:
Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC):
California Congresswoman Judy Chu:
Texas Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee:
California Congressman Mark Takano:
New Jersey Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr.