Ching Sing, who everyone knew as Jin, was shot early Monday morning in Fort Worth.
A traffic accident resulted in an altercation that eventually resulted in a shooting at the intersection of South University Drive and the southbound lane of Interstate 30.
“The last few days have been a rollercoaster for everyone, but seeing what he has built in terms of community has been a very powerful experience,” said friend Conrad Araghavan.
Shin’s sister and close friends held him and his business, Family Karaoke, in high regard, and also recognized Shin’s talent for singing.
“He loved karaoke, he loved singing. In fact, if he didn’t know what to do on a particular night when he was free, his first suggestion would be to go to karaoke.
Shin’s family moved from South Korea when he was young and put down roots in Dallas.
Shin was known for his act of kindness in donating to the victims of the shooting at Hair World, a Korean-owned hair salon.
Police say the three shootings at Hair Salon World, a hair salon in Dallas, Texas, may be related to other shootings directed at Asian-owned businesses.
He also worked tirelessly to support other businesses, his community and especially his family during the pandemic.
“I am an ICU nurse and I remember him being very worried about me. I’ve been here,” said her sister Kelly Singh Mejia. He didn’t tell me he did. he just showed that he loves me. “
She is still shocked that the altercation that followed the accident turned into violence.
“This should never happen to anyone. Fender Bender should never be like this. I believe the detectives will do their job and the truth will come out,” Shin Mejia said. rice field.
At this time, the Fort Worth Police Department has not made any arrests, the agency confirmed.
A fundraiser is underway to help with funeral costs for his daughter and family.