"My condolences goes out to the families of all the victims and the entire Asian community"

NBA star LeBron James has condemned the shooting at three spas in Atlanta.

Last night, eight women were shot and killed at three massage parlours in Atlanta. Six of them were Asian.

The incident occurred on Tuesday evening in the Buckhead neighborhood of northeast Atlanta.

Robert Aaron Long, 21, unleashed his first attack at Young’s Asian Massage in which he shot and killed four people at 5pm. A Hispanic man was also injured.

At 5:47pm, officers responded to a reported robbery at Gold Spa. Three bodes of three women were found with gunshot wounds.

On Twitter, the Lakers forward expressed his condolences.

“My condolences goes out to the families of all the victims and the entire Asian community tonight on what transpired in Atlanta at the Aromatherapy Spa,” James tweeted.

He then condemned the shooter, describing him as a “coward a** young man!! Just senseless and tragic!!”

The incident follows a series of attacks on Asian Americans across the country. Most recently, an Asian college student was choked and slashed whilst walking home in Brooklyn.

Elsewhere in New York City, a woman was caught on camera spewing racist hate towards a Korean American couple.

In other news, racist anti-Asian messages were left outside two churches in Seattle.

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