At least eight have been murdered in three separate shooting incidents at massage parlour venues on Tuesday night in Atlanta, Georgia.
Police have informed local media that a 21-year-old suspect, Robert Aaron Long, has been taken into custody following hours-long operation.
According to media reports, many of the victims are believed to be women of Asian descent as authorities and advocacy groups suspect that the killings are racially motivated.
Out of eight victims, seven were women and six of them were Asians. police inform media.