SAN JOSE, Cali. – A California woman is now facing charges after allegedly hitting a 4-year-old girl in the head with a crowbar at Walmart.
Officials said evidence suggests she went after the girl and her family because they are Asian, KTLA reported.
Authorities identified Maria Garate as a transient who could now be charged with a hate crime.
She is already charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.