Four members of the Sikh community were among eight people killed in Thursday’s shooting at the FedEx facility.
The Sikh government confirmed that four members of the community were killed in the shooting before the Indianapolis Police Department identified the eight victims.
Additional updates: We regret to confirm that at least four people who died in the Thursday night attacks were members of the Indianapolis Sikh community https://t.co/Uso0qL8uh8.
– Sikh Coalition (@sikh_coalition) April 16, 2021
The victims were identified as Matthew R.Alexander, 32, Samaria Blackwell, 19, Amarjeet Johal, 66, Jaswinder Kaur, 64, Jaswinder Singh, 68, 48 ̵1; old Amarjit Sekhon, Karlie Smith, 19, and John Weisert, 74.
The victims were identified as Matthew R Alexander, 32, Samaria Blackwell, 19, Amarjeet Johal, 66, Jaswinder Kaur, 64, Jaswinder Singh, 68, 48- Amarjit Sekhon, 19, Karlie Smith, 19, and John Weisert, age. 74 years
– IMPD (@IMPDnews) April 17, 2021
The officer identified the gunman as a 19-year-old former Fedex employee and his mother warned law enforcement in 2020 that he might try “Suicide by the police”
The suspect shoots and dies with a gunshot he has injured.
The deadly attack late on Thursday was the latest in mass shooting across the country.
A shooting earlier this year at a spa in Atlanta killed eight people, including six Asian women, sparking panic over escalating violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
Many Democrats have called for firearms control reforms through Congress in terms of shootings.
“Gun violence is an epidemic in America. But we should not accept it, we have to act. ” President BidenJoe BidenBiden’s administration continues to seize territory near the border despite plans to stop building walls: Climate Olympics report on Biden agenda with Japanese Prime Minister Boehner in Afghanistan: ‘It’s time to pull troops Then ‘MORE Said in a statement on Friday.
“Too many Americans die every day from gun violence. It soils our characters and pierces the souls of our nation, ”he added.