LGBTQ community grappling with 3 different potential hate crimes

Police in three major cities are investigating possible hate crimes targeting the LGBTQ community as people all over the world are celebrating Pride Month.
2:06 | 06/08/19

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Another troubling story of a different variety this morning. As people all over the world are celebrating pride month, police in three major cities are investigating possible hate crimes targeting the lgbtq community and ABC's Zachary kiesch is here with more. Reporter: The encounters have been violent and even deadly. This morning, a community on edge after at least three separate attacks targeting the lgbtq community in recent weeks. In England, two women were beaten and robbed on a London city bus allegedly targeted because they were lesbians. They shared the experience and graphic photos on Facebook. They started very aggressively harassing us. Reporter: The couple telling the bbc that things quickly turned violent. Fighting broke out, and they took my phone, her bag, and they ran off the bus. Reporter: Two other attacks both fatal are being investigated as hate crimes right here at home. In Detroit this man identied as Devin Robinson has been charged and after pleading not guilty was arraigned in connection with killing three members of Detroit's lgbtq community. It's rough. We just want justice. Justice. Justice. Just justice. Just for all of them. Lgbtq is really feeling concerned and afraid and attacked for being who they are. Reporter: In Atlanta, Ronald Peters was killed. His neighbor says he witnessed the attack. He didn't deserve that. The driver jumped out with a mask on, and you hear pop, and he just locked up and fell over. Reporter: Authorities are still searching for any leads in Peters' case now turning to the public for any information that could help identify the killer. Georgia is one of four states along with South Carolina, Wyoming and Arkansas without an official hate crimes law. We've made so much progress on this issue in the last decade or so, but obviously there's more work to be done based on your reporting. Yeah, I was thinking the same thing. Incredible strides but the fight for equality obviously still continues. And just be kind to one

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