The former roommate of the accused spa massacre gunman is speaking to Inside Edition. “I was shocked that he had taken this violence out on other people...” Tyler Bayless said. Bayless said he met Robert Aaron Long in rehab. The Georgia shootings have triggered fears that they might be part of a wave of violent anti-Asian attacks across the country. Authorities have not yet confirmed a motive in the shooting spree, which saw eight dead, including six Asian women.