Store to close after targeted hate crime - wave3.com-Louisville News, Weather & Sports

Store to close after targeted hate crime

SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Bullitt County smoke shop targeted in a suspected hate crime will not reopen.

The owner of Jacob's Smoke Shop told WAVE 3 he is closing his business permanently.

The FBI is now investigating the case of vandalism after his shop was ransacked and paint was thrown on the walls, ceiling and floor.

The owner of the store, an Iraqi immigrant, said he will be moving to his native country.

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