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Sikh Man Shot After Being Told 'Go Back to Your Country': Police

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A Sikh man in Washington State was shot in his driveway Friday by a man who allegedly told him “Go back to your country,” according to police.

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The 39-year-old, who reportedly follows the Sikh religion, told police he was working on his car when an unknown man approached him.

An altercation ensued, according to police, and the man made the “go back” statement.  The victim was then shot in the arm.

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The suspect is described as a white male, who wore dark clothing and a mask covering half of his face.

Police contacted the FBI about the incident.

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