Man killed eight people at three separate massage parlors

The man identify as Robert Aaron Long was arrested in suspicion of killing eight Asian women.

The shooting happened at two separate massage parlors in Atlanta and one was in Cherokee County. According to the report, all of the victims are Asian women and the police confirmed there is one suspect for all of the shootings.

Robert Aaron Long

According to 11Alive, four people were killed and one other injured at Young Asians Massage Parlor in Cherokee County at around 5:00 p.m., officials said. When deputies got there, Jay Baker with the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office said they found two people who were dead inside, with three others still alive. Emergency crews rushed the three to the hospital, but two of them have since died. The identities of those who were killed have not yet been released but officials described two as Asian women, one as a White woman and one as a White man. The person still hospitalized was also a man, officials said.

Shortly after, shootings at two Atlanta massage parlors that are across the street from each other on Piedmont road left four dead. Atlanta Police said three people were killed at the Gold Spa. The fourth person was killed across the street at the Aromatherapy Spa. Those calls came in at 5:47 p.m. and 5:57 p.m. according to Atlanta Police Department’s call sheet. APD said it appears the victims are all Asian women. Although the call came in as a robbery, interim Atlanta Police Chief Rodney Bryant said they are still investigating the motive.

Tuesday evening, Cherokee officials released surveillance pictures of Robert Aaron Long, 21 of Woodstock. He was later captured.

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