An incident in Midland last month in which a man stabbed several members of an Asian American family, apparently because of fears about the coronavirus, has been listed as a hate crime.
Jose Gomez III is charged with three counts of attempted capital murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with a March attack on an Asian-American family.
UPLOADED APRIL 1, 2020Gomez was charged with three counts of attempted capital murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, the Midland Reporter-Telegram said.
According to the analysis ABC obtained, the FBI thinks such crimes probably “will surge across the United States” as the contagion spreads, “endangering Asian-American communities.
“It is a very accurate term.”The report was assembled by the FBI’s Houston office and distributed nationwide, ABC said.