American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist Sunissa Lee said she was recently pepper sprayed and targeted with anti-Asian slurs in Los Angeles against Asian Americans in the US during the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest high profile incident of violence was highlighted.
in one Interview With PopSugar, Lee said he was attacked while waiting for an Uber with his friends in Los Angeles.
The group of attackers pulled Lee and his group of friends into a car, yelled at them, and told them to go back to where they had come from.
Lee said one of the attackers sprayed pepper on his hand as the car moved forward.