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US-NEWS-ATLANTA-MASSAGEPARLOR-SHOOTINGS-MCT. - Courtesy Cherokee County Sheriff's Office/TNS

ATLANTA — The 21-year-old man accused of killing eight people at three metro Atlanta spas said it was a sexual addiction — and not the race of victims — that led him to the alleged crime spree, police said Wednesday. Robert Aaron Long, accused in three shootings about an hour apart Tuesday in Cherokee County and northeast Atlanta, told investigators he frequented the types of businesses he allegedly targeted: massage parlors. And though six of those killed were Asian, investigators said it’s too early to call the shootings hate crimes. ”During his interview, he gave no indicators that this was...

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