FBI investigating shooting of Washington state Sikh man as possible hate crime

The FBI is assisting the investigation into the shooting of a Sikh man in suburban Seattle by a man who allegedly told him to “go back to your own country.”

Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas said Sunday no arrests have yet been made after 39-year-old Deep Rai was shot in the arm Friday night in Kent, but he did not believe anyone was in imminent danger.

“This is a top priority investigation, and we are doing everything possible to identify and arrest the suspect,” Thomas said in an email, adding that the city of about 120,000 should “be vigilant.”

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.