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Hate Crime: Store owned by Indian-American attacked in Louisiana

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By: Keerthi Mohan

In yet another hate crime, a convenience store owned by an Indian American in Louisiana was attacked after a man rammed his pickup through the window of the store. According to a report in The Indian Panorama, Chad Horsley attacked the store belonging to a person practicing Sikh faith thinking the owner was Muslims. Horsley, a former Sheriff’s Deputy with East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, reportedly hated Muslims for killing his fellow service members overseas, the report said. Horsley first visited the Best Shop Store on February 27, and introduced himself as a sheriff to the clerk. He attacked the store four…

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