GREENWOOD, Ind (WISH) — City officials joined the Sikh community on Thursday night to honor the eight people killed in the April 15 FedEx shooting with a vigil at the Surina Square Park Amphitheater.
A week ago, the eight people went to work and never returned home. Now, the focus is healing.
Many Sikh people said Thursday that they don’t look at the FedEx shooting as a hate crime, but some do. Even those who don’t still feel unwanted.
“We’re the fifth-largest religion in the world yet no one here really knows about us. Our religion isn’t taught in the school system. Some of these young kids look at us as Muslim and, after 9/11, we face that. No matter what you are, if you’re a Sikh, Muslim, Jew, Christian, it doesn’t matter. We are all human,” said Sundeep Singh.
Singh said a major part of being Sikh is believing in one, peace and…