Atlanta spa shootings: Medical examiner releases names of victims

ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 18: Flowers adorn Gold Spa during a demonstration against violence towards women and Asians following Tuesday night's shooting in which three women were gunned down on March 18, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. Suspect Robert Aaron Long,

The Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office on Friday released the names of four additional people who were killed this week when a gunman entered three Atlanta-area spas and opened fire, killing eight people.

The shootings took place Tuesday at Youngs' Asian Massage, near Woodstock and at Golds Spa and Aromatherapy Spa, located on Piedmont Road NE near Atlanta's Buckhead neighborhood. 

The victims, all of Asian descent, are listed below:

  • Soon Chung Park, 74-years-old
  • Hyun Jung Grant, 51-years-old
  • Suncha Kim, 69-years-old
  • Yong Ae Yue, 63-years-old

The shootings at the two massage parlors in Atlanta and one in Cherokee County Tuesday evening left eight people dead, many of them women of Asian descent, authorities said.

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Authorities in Cherokee County identified five of the victims of Tuesday's shootings on Wednesday, including 30-year-old Elcias R. Hernandez-Ortiz, the sole survivor of the attack.

Deputies said 33-year-old Delaina Ashley Yaun, 64-year-old Paul Andre Michels, 49-year-old Xiaojie "Emily" Tan and 44-year-old Daoyou Feng were killed in the shootings.

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The suspected gunman, 21-year-old Robert Long, told investigators he has a "sex addiction" and said the massage parlor locations he targeted may have been "a temptation for him that he wanted to eliminate." Long also allegedly took "responsibility" for the shooting, authorities said Wednesday.

Officials have stressed that the investigation is ongoing, with authorities not making an official determination as to the motive of the attacks, which came amid a documented rise in anti-Asian sentiment nationwide.

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