Two questions. ', 'It's scary just to be an Asian American woman' Video, 00:01:40, 'It's scary just to be an Asian American woman', On board the worlds last surviving turntable ferry. "He apparently has an issue, what he considers a sex addiction, and sees these locations as something that allows him to go to these places, and it's a temptation for him that he wanted to eliminate," Baker told reporters. Five people were arrested last year and charged with domestic terrorism after activists and protestors clashed over development of the site. President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris met with leaders and state lawmakers from the Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities on Friday. "Place your order while they last," Capt. Representatives for Cinetic Media and Magnolia Pictures, which acquiredKokomo Cityafter its Sundance bow, referredThe Hollywood Reporterto Smiths Instagram post and added they had no additional details. Male Reporter: (05:05) Mental health issues? Here is a brief overview of the investigation so far. Eight people were killed when a man opened fire on Tuesday in three Atlanta-area massage businesses. Im not going to go to I dont know if he was remorseful or not. Because we have not put money into social health and economic issues like homelessness and substance abuse, the police then are left to pick up the pieces. Captain Jay Baker: (07:38) Protestors in Paris on Saturday. Dont know And by the way, I agree with the Mayor, were not going to do any victim shaming. How much ammunition did he have? And at that time, we recognized that we had had information previously put out by Cherokee County, that they had a similar incident occurring in their jurisdiction. Its always puzzled me that we dont have a Fort George Washington, or a Fort Ulysses S. Grant, or a Fort Patton, or a facility named for an African-American Medal of Honor recipient. He calls for another police officer, and Officer Rolfe arrives twelve minutes later. The victims were transported to the hospital where one of them was later pronounced deceased. I dont have that information. Mr. Gates, who was appointed defense secretary by President George W. Bush and kept on by President Barack Obama, said the killing of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis had focused new light on a legacy of racism that should be confronted in society, including within a military that is increasingly diverse. About 90 minutes later, the sheriffs office in Crisp County, Ga., about 150 miles south of Atlanta, received information that the suspect was traveling south on Interstate 75. I think its a brilliant idea, Mr. Scott, the only Republican senator who is black, said on the NBC program Meet the Press.. I dont know who he was living with at the time of this incident. Captain Jay Baker: (06:44) Six of the shooting victims were Asian women, police said. And he had visited both of those locations before? The identities of the victims have not been released. If there are things and concerns that are happening in your communities, around your businesses, et cetera, theres nothing too big or too small that we want to be aware of it all to make sure that we can provide resources and respond accordingly. Can you clarify what sort of weapons were retrieved from his vehicle or that he used in the shootings, and were they all legally obtained weapons? Sheriff, did you have a sense that he understood the gravity of what he did? But it was the only weapon that he fired? Its the news, without the news. So just dont want to go into that at this time. Hes in stable condition at WellStar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta. I can tell you that a nine millimeter firearm was located in his vehicle when he was taken into custody. You may have at the moment? Like I said, its still early on, but those were comments that he made. Suzanne Ciechalski is a New York-based reporter for NBC News' Social Newsgathering team specializing in verification and social discovery. 2. So hes running away my goodness, youve got his car, you can easily find him. Because we dont get to determine when were black and when were trans. A lawyer for Big Woods Goods, a gun shop in Canton, Ga., said Mr. Long bought a gun legally from the shop on Tuesday, before the shooting. After another black man is shot and killed by police officers, Atlanta erupts in outrage, and discussion swirls around proposals to radically overhaul law enforcement around the country. The first shooting was reported around 5 p.m. Tuesday, at Youngs Asian Massage near Acworth, a suburb northwest of Atlanta. Alexandra Wimley/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, via Associated Press. And he was pretty much fed up and kind of at the end of his rope. About 7.6 percent of residents in Fulton County, which includes Atlanta, are of Asian descent, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Jay Bakers remarks during a press conference Wednesday were not intended to disrespect any of the victims, according to a press release posted on Twitter. Letting Mr Long decide for himself whether race was involved ignores the tacit expressions of racism in the US, said Vivian Truong, a historian and post-doctoral fellow in Asian studies at Vassar College. April 24, 2023. An off-duty Atlanta police officer was involved in a shooting outside a nightclub that left one man dead and two injured Sunday morning, police say. A performance in celebration of Juneteenth in Pittsburgh in 2019. U.S. news Protester of Cop City near Atlanta was shot by police at least 57 times, autopsy says Wounds were found throughout the body of Manuel Paez Teran, who Yeah. Robert Aaron Long, 21, is charged with shooting up three Atlanta-area spas on Tuesday, killing eight people and seriously injuring a ninth. Id be remiss if I didnt acknowledge the quick response of the Sheriffs Department, identifying, getting their photo, and putting that picture out so that we could get a quicker response in identifying the person that was the suspect in this type of incident. But we certainly will not begin to blame victims. Hes 21 years of age. My encouragement to the president was to be able to pick a day around it, Senator James Lankford of Oklahoma said on CNN. "I'm tired of this focus on motivation," Prof Wu said. I demand that the state be held accountable for our murders, Ianne Fields Stewart, founder of the Okra Project, a support and advocacy group, said at the rally. And part of that is in your media packet as well. The police had earlier identified four other victims: Xiaojie Tan: Ms. Tan, 49, was the owner of Youngs Asian Massage. Ms Truong said this was the quote that struck her - that the murder of eight people could seemingly be blamed on a "bad day". By WSBTV.com News @ATLNewsFirst pic.twitter.com/5LbO5Xlv5u John Chafee, a spokesman for the Atlanta Police Department, said Officer Rolfe had been fired and Officer Brosnan put on administrative leave. Koko was shot dead in Atlanta, late Wednesday, April 19, 2023, family members say. [inaudible 00:13:30]. You want to hold all questions till the end, please. There was also intel given, our GEMA liaison. My family and I were refugees from Vietnam, worked hard day and night, and kept our heads down despite encountering hatred through various forms of prejudice, he wrote. One more. They belong in a museum someplace, so were not celebrating them, were learning from them and the mistakes they made, he said. proposed Atlanta police training facility. The state commission was formed in 2006 to promote the well-being of what has become the fastest-growing minority community in Massachusetts. Once we were able to get our information and gather our information and coordinate with Cherokee County, we immediately put that out metro-wide. There's a parallel, Ms Truong said, in this week's statement and one made during the trial of former Stanford student Brock Turner, who was convicted in the sexual assault of Chanel Miller. Female Reporter: (08:17) That is the only survivor. appreciated. Jay Baker, a spokesman for the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, said that Robert Aaron Long, who has been charged with eight counts of murder, "was pretty much fed up and kind of at the end of his rope" and that Tuesday "was a really bad day for him, and this is what he did.". The date hit the headlines recently when President Trumps re-election campaign scheduled his first rally since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic to be held on June 19 in Tulsa, Okla., the site of an eruption of deadly racist violence in 1921 that destroyed a thriving black business community. Atlanta spa shootings: How we talk about violence - BBC News Try Rev and save time transcribing, captioning, and subtitling. And we cant go about creating a different process with the same infrastructure in place.. And then you also IDd car also from surveillance? Captain Jay Baker: (06:13) The couple had two sons and divorced in the 1980s. Anyone can read what you share. One man was killed during the incident. No officers were injured. It is hateful, and it has to stop. Sheriff, so are you saying when you talked to the suspect you said he has a sexual addiction. Male Reporter: (09:03) Yesterday afternoon, after the two incidents occurred here in Fulton and Cherokee Counties, there was a lookout put out. Muyi Xiao contributed research. Six of the victims were of Asian descent. Could you explain a little bit more about what the locations were that he targeted? They were very supportive and certainly, this was difficult for them. After the shooting, one of the injured men somehow traveled to a residence on Hope Street SW where police found him. He apparently has an issue, what he considers sex addiction and sees these locations as something that allows him to go to these places, and its a temptation for him that he wanted to eliminate. Can you elaborate on that? Wednesday, April 26, 2023 6:33AM EMBED <> More One man was killed during the incident. Anybody? That its something that he shouldnt be doing and an issue with porn, and that he was attempting to take out that temptation. And Ben Carson, Mr. Trumps housing secretary, said on the ABC program This Week that its probably good to have moved it.. As protesters coalesce around the movement to defund the police, Democratic congressional leaders emphasized on Sunday that their intent was not to cut off funding for police departments, but to thoroughly overhaul them. But the notion was cast into doubt by Capt Baker as he relayed the suspect's testimony. She moved to the U.S. from South Korea in the 1970s with a husband who had been stationed in the Army. Wednesdays law enforcement operation allegedly began with numerous armed police shutting down a public road and pointing guns into the park, Stop Cop City said in an emailed statement to CNN. CNN . 0:06. 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