Sword killer came to NYC to attack black people
Hate-fueled Baltimore man saw first victim as ‘practice’ to ‘kill additional black men’ in Times Square
(New York Daily) A hate-fueled white supremacist told cops his killing of a random black man was meant as a warm-up for a racist mass murder spree.
Suspect James Harris Jackson, who came from Baltimore to unleash his homicidal bile, said his unprovoked sword stabbing of an unarmed black senior citizen was the first of many plotted executions.
“His intention was to kill as many black men here in New York as he could,” said Assistant District Attorney Joan Illuzzi at the suspect’s Thursday arraignment.
Jackson, 28, stalked several other potential victims, including an interracial couple, before repeatedly plunging the 18-inch blade of the sword into an unsuspecting Timothy Caughman, authorities said. Read the full story here.