There is no doubt that the Indian American community will continue to get stronger. Any kind of hate has no place in this world, said Arun Agarwal, co-founder of the Indian American CEO Council.
It's among the deadliest tragedies to have claimed thousands of lives of people attempting to cross the U.S. border from Mexico in recent decades.
The gunman, who was killed in police firing, was armed with a handgun and AR-15 semiautomatic rifle, law enforcement sources confirmed.
Emmanuel Vincent Pakalomattom, alias Jaison, 44, died of gunshot on December 20.
Sajan, who migrated to the US in 2005, is survived by wife Mini and two children. He was a member of the Sehion Mar Thoma Church of Dallas.
Sajan, 56, owns a beauty products supply store in Mesquite city of Dallas county.
Bryan Police Chief Eric Buske told reporters on Thursday he believes the shooting suspect is an employee at the Kent Moore Cabinets location. The shooting happened in the bays in a plant where employees make cabinets.
Although infections from Naegleria fowleri are rare, the fatality rate is over 97%.
The Texas area struck by Hanna has struggled to contain outbreaks of COVID-19 in recent weeks. Cases along the state's coast have soared into the tens of thousands.
The latest shooting comes more than two years after a gunman opened fire at a church in Sutherland Springs -- a community about 300 miles away from White Settlement -- killing at least 26 people.