Indianapolis shooting: EAM Jaishankar assures all possible assistance for kin of Sikh victims
Four of the eight victims belonged to Indian-American Sikh community
Expressing deep shock at the mass shooting in Indianapolis, USA, where victims include persons of the Indian American Sikh community, Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar assured that all possible assistance will be rendered.
“Deeply shocked by the shooting incident at FedEx facility in Indianapolis. Victims include persons of Indian American Sikh community. Our Consulate @IndiainChicago is in touch with the Mayor and local authorities in Indianapolis as well as the community,” the Indian External Affairs Minister tweeted.
He also assured that all possible assistance will be rendered.
At least eight people were shot and killed and multiple others were injured in a shooting that took place late Thursday at a Fedex facility in Indianapolis, USA.
The gunman, identified as 19-year-old Brandon Scott Hole of Indiana, allegedly died by suicide after the shooting, taking the toll to nine.
Amongst the eight victims, four belonged to Indian-American Sikh community and five others were left injured said, according to community leaders.
According to reports, about 90 per cent of the workers at this delivery service facility were Indian-Americans, mostly from the Sikh community.