Officials and local media in the US state of Georgia have identified the eight people who were killed on Tuesday night inside spas in the Atlanta area. Ms Yaun and her husband had gone to Young's Asian Massage for a couples massage, according to an online fundraiser set up for the family's funeral costs.
Her husband, Mario Gonzalez, was in another room during the attack and hid from the gunman. The couple had been married less than a year. They have two children - a teenage son and an 8-month-old baby girl. Xiaojie Tan owned two businesses, including Young's Asian Spa where the first shooting occurred, according to city business records.
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According to NBC News, she was also a d massage therapist. She was just a pleasure to be around," said Mr Webb, who brought his wife to the US in and legally adopted her daughter Jami. The couple split up in but remained close.
When she died, Ms Tan was one day shy of her 50th birthday. However, no address is known for Ms Feng.
Her surname appears to be Chinese, but information about her has yet to be confirmed by officials. She said that Mr Michels had been out of work for some time, and had been doing maintenance work for Young's Asian Spa when the shooting occurred.
He built his last shelf there on Tuesday, the day of the shooting, she said. Mr Michels grew up in Detroit with nine siblings. He moved to Atlanta with his wife, Bonnie, 26 years ago. One brother, John Michels, told the Daily Beast that Mr Michels had been considering getting in to the massage business himself and was looking at opening a business of his own.
He added that his brother had served in the military from toand was a gun owner, a Catholic and "staunch Republican". An online fundraiser for Mr Hernandez-Ortiz, the only victim to survive the attacks, says that he is in intensive care after being shot in the forehead, lungs and stomach at Young's Asian Spa. Ms Gonzalez told USA Today her husband begged her for help over the phone as the shooting was unfolding.
The couple has a nine-year-old daughter, Yoseline. Randy Park said he native Atlanta people meet about her death from a witness to the attack.
Mr Park, 22, said that his mother worked hard as a single mother to two sons, and had been a schoolteacher in South Korea before coming to the US for "regular immigrant reasons". Mr Park said he is trying to retrieve his mother's body for a funeral after relatives from South Korea were unable to come help. Before moving to Atlanta, she spent most of her life in the New York metro area, they said. The oldest of the eight victims in the spa shootings, her son-in-law, Scott Lee, told the Post "she was very healthy". He told the paper that she loved to stay active and didn't work just to earn money.
Mr Lee said he grew close to his mother-in-law because they all lived under one roof when he first got married to her daughter.
Ms Park had been planning to move back in with the couple this June. She was an employee at Gold Spa, though granddaughter Regina Song wrote on a fundraiser that Ms Kim worked "two to three jobs" to provide for her family.
She described Ms Kim as "a fighter" and "a rock" for her two children and three grandchildren. She added that all Ms Kim had wanted was "to grow old with my grandfather and watch her children and grandchildren live the life she never got to live". Mr Peterson told the Times they met while he was with the army.
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They had since divorced but had two sons together. He described his ex-wife as "a good mother'' who was "always there for her kids". Ms Yue's sons told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper that she was laid off last year because of the pandemic. A d massage therapist, she had been happy to return to work at the Aromatherapy Spa.
A verified fundraiser set up by her youngest son, Robert, described her as "an amazing woman who loved to introduce our family and friends to her home-cooked Korean food and Korean karaoke". From insults to murder - anti-Asian hate on rise. Why is misogyny not a hate crime?
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