Shootings come as reports of attacks against Asian-Americans, primarily elders, have spiked in recent months fueled during the Covid-19 pandemic by talk of the “Chinese virus” by former president Donald Trump and others.
Police released images of two suspects, who were armed with handguns fled the scene after the shooting. and asked for help identifying and locating them.
The Parkland school shooting that killed 17 students and staff last month has revitalised the debate over gun ownership across the US.
Florida state lawmakers give final passage to a gun-safety package that raises the legal age for buying rifles and imposes a three-day waiting period on all firearms sales, while also allowing the arming of some public school personnel.
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