Atlanta Shooting – level 1

23-03-2021 07:00

A man kills eight people in Atlanta, Georgia, US. He goes to three massage parlors in the town. Massage parlors are places where people can have a massage. It helps them relax and reduce pain. Asian people often work in massage parlors.

The man kills seven Asian people. Six of them are women. Police do not know why the man does it. They do not know if the man plans to kill Asian people.

Police arrest the man. He will go to court.

More attacks on Asian-Americans happen during the coronavirus pandemic. Some people are angry because the coronavirus comes from Asia.

Difficult words: reduce (to make something smaller), pain (when something hurts), court (a group of people who decide what happens to someone who does something bad).

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