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tragic incidents.the front yard of his home on Thursday.In the case of Patel the county sheriff had pointed outthat this may not be a hate crime Authorities said a gunman approached the Sikh man as he worked on his car in his driveway in the city of Kent about 20 miles south of Seattle The FBI will help investigate the shooting authorities said Kent police chief Ken Thomas said the department is investigating the shooting as a hate crime He said no arrests have been made yet after the victim was shot in the arm but that he did not believe anyone was in imminent danger "This is a top priority investigation and we are doing everything possible to identify and arrest the suspect" Thomas said in an email adding that residents in the city of about 125000 should "be vigilant" but also not let the shooting hurt their quality of life The FBI’s Seattle office said in a statement Sunday that it is "committed to investigating crimes that are potentially hate-motivated" The Seattle Times reported The Kent police have not identified the suspector released other information But India Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj acknowledged the incidenton Twitter early Sunday saying "I am sorry to know about the attack on Deep Rai a US national of Indian origin" I am sorry to know about the attack on Deep Rai a US national of Indian origin I have spoken to Sardar Harpal Singh father of the victim/1 — Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) March 5 2017 He told me that his son had a bullet injury on his arm He is out of danger and is recovering in a private hospital /2 — Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) March 5 2017 She said she had spoken to Rai’s father who told her Raiis out of danger and recovering in a hospital Rai told the police that a man he didn’t know came up to him on Friday night and they got into an argument with the suspect telling Rai to go back to his homeland He described the shooter as six-feet tall and white with a stocky build police said He said the man was wearing a mask covering the lower half of his face "All of the information that I have available at this time suggests that the information provided by the victim is credible" Thomas the police chief wrote Meanwhile Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera has condemned the shooting of Rai saying crimes motivated by hate are on the rise "This disturbing crime is an outrage that goes against everything we stand for as a nation of immigrants" Bera said "On the heels of the Kansas shooting crimes motivated by hate are on the rise" Bera said "Xenophobia and racism have no place in America and we as a nation need to stand up to these hate crimes — starting with the President (Donald Trump) Thankfully the victim is recovering and my thoughts and prayers are with him and his family" said Bera the three-term Indian American Congressman from California Kent mayor Suzette Cooke has also reached out to the victim The Sikh Coalition a national civil rights group on Sunday said everything must be done "to confront this growing epidemic of hate violence" "We are all accountable for what happened in Kent Washington on Friday night" Jasmit Singh a Seattle-area community leader said in a statement The Sikh Coalition praised Kent Police for swiftly moving to investigate the incident as a hate crime "We applaud the decision by the Kent Police Department to pursue a hate crime investigation" said Sikh Coalition interim program manager Rajdeep Singh Kent is about 30 km from Seattle and is near the Congressional constituency of Pramila Jayapal an Indian-origin member of the House of Representatives Jayapal tweeted "Thoughts and prayers to family and the entire Sikh community in wake of the horrific shooting This must be investigated as hate crime" Thoughts & prayers to family & entire Sikh community in wake of horrific shooting This must be investigated as #HateCrime #NoToHate https://tco/frovK8cK4U — Rep Pramila Jayapal (@RepJayapal) March 4 2017 Thank you to @sikh_coalition for leading efforts on tragic shooting America we are better than this @POTUS yr words have consequences https://tco/VOQCGmDncE — Rep Pramila Jayapal (@RepJayapal) March 4 2017 On the attack on Rai MaryKay L Carlson Charge d’Affaires American Embassy in New Delhi said she was saddened by the shooting in Washington state She tweeted: Saddened by shooting in WA Wishes for quick and full recovery As @POTUS said we condemn "hate and evil in all its forms" — MaryKay Loss Carlson (@USAmbIndia) March 5 2017 Sikhs have previously been the target of assaults in the US After the 11 September attacks the backlash that hit Muslims around the country expanded to include those of the Sikh faith In 2012 a man shot and killed six Sikh worshippers and wounded four others at a temple near Milwaukee before killing himself With inputs from agencies Both times they crossed 50, Shardul Thakur, However,Written by Express News Service | Lucknow | Published: May 22Blackburn: A significant run of cup ties has left Manchester United manager Jose 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