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 willnot reopen.

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

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

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

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