In San Francisco, an elderly Asian American woman, 75-year-old Xiao Zhen Xie, was punched and attacked by a man while waiting at a traffic light. While she fought back, the attack left her with a swollen face and unable to see out of one eye.
In Oakland, 75-year-old resident Pak Ho was killed after hitting his head and suffering a traumatic brain injury when a man assaulted and robbed him during his morning walk. The suspect is facing felony charges but is not being charged with a hate crime.
But not all victims are elderly. A 36-year-old man was stabbed in the torso while walking in New York City's Chinatown and taken to Bellevue Hospital in critical condition.
In Midtown New York City, a 41-year-old woman had liquid poured down her neck and onto the packages she was carrying as her assailant told her to "go back to China."