‘I’M GOING TO KILL YOU WHITE BOY’: Man Reportedly Told His Victim This Before Slitting His Throat on NYC Street

Published on March 14, 2015

Does this count as a hate crime?

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A man needed multiple stitches after his throat was slashed during an unprovoked attack in Queens, police said.

The incident occurred around 2:20 a.m. Thursday near Seneca and Gates avenues in the Ridgewood section.

The 24-year-old victim was walking with his girlfriend when a man ran up to him and said “I’m going to kill you white boy” in Spanish, police said. The suspect then slashed the victim’s throat with a razor, 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria reported.

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