According to wikipedia, Timothy Caughman, a 66-year-old native of Queens in Jamaica, was collecting cans for recycling in Manhattan, New York City, when James Harris Jackson, a 28-year-old White stabbed him with a 46 cm sword. The victim and his murderer never knew nor had they ever seen each other before. Newsweek further repports that Jackson, an army veteran who was deployed by the U.S. military to Afghanistan travelled the 310 km from his hometown Baltimore in Maryland, to New York city by bus, looking for a black man to kill.He prowled the streets of New York for three days in search of a black person to assassinate.
He wanted to kill a black man in New York, the media capital of the world in order "to make a statement".
When he came accross Caughman, he stabbed him in the chest and back. Caughman died at a local hospital where he was being treated for his injuries. Bill Aubrey, a deputy chief at the New York Police Department, told reporters. "It was revealed that the attack on Timothy Caughman was clearly racially motivated. It is believed that he was specifically intending to target male blacks."
Jackson, later turned himself in to police custody confessed that he traveled from Maryland to New York with the intention of killing black men in order to prevent white women from having interracial relationships with them.
On March 27, 2017 Jackson was charged with one count each of murder in the first and second degrees at New York State Supreme Court.You can also contribute! Your financial contribution, as well as your contribution through articles or translation are very appreciated.