another chinese food deliveryman killed

Another deliveryman falls... On Sunday, 29-year-old Hong Zhi Wang was fatally shot in the back while delivering food to a home in Southeast Washington—the second such killing in DC in recent months: Another Man Killed Delivering Asian Takeout Food in Southeast. Police have not made any arrests:
"This raises concern for members of the Asian community," said Sgt. Brett Parson, who oversees the department's specialized squads, including the Asian Liaison Unit. "My folks from Asian liaison are redoubling efforts to reach out to carryout workers, telling them to trust their gut if they feel something is not right."
Damn straight, something is not right. This killing comes less than three months after another deliveryman from an Asian carryout restaurant was robbed and killed in the area. This pattern, of course, is not limited to the DC area, as there have been scores of reports over the years of Asian food deliveryman attacked, beaten, robbed and killed all over the United States. Delivering Chinese food has somehow become a dangerous, deadly job.

Police are offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information on Wang's death that leads to an arrest and conviction. Authorities are urging anyone with information to call police at 202-727-9099.

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