US Shooting: Police, FBI seek tips, offer reward in shooting of Sikh man

By: | Updated: March 10, 2017 11:33 AM

Police in suburban Seattle and the FBI are asking for the public's help in the shooting of a Sikh man who says the gunman told him to go back to his country.

The victim was struck in the arm. Kent Police Cmdr. Jarod Kasner says they haven’t had reports of any similar incidents. (Reuters)

Police in suburban Seattle and the FBI are asking for the public’s help in the shooting of a Sikh man who says the gunman told him to go back to his country. Authorities said Thursday that they’re offering a $6,000 reward and have set up a phone line for tips: 253-856-5808. Police are investigating Friday’s shooting as a hate crime. The victim was struck in the arm. Kent Police Cmdr. Jarod Kasner says they haven’t had reports of any similar incidents. Police and the FBI haven’t identified a suspect but describe him as a 6-foot-tall white man with a medium build, dark hoodie, dark clothing and a mask covering the lower part of his face. A suspect sketch shows the man with thick, dark eyebrows and brown eyes.

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