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‘I Hate White People’: Random Racial Rampage in New York Leaves One Man Brain Dead

Posted by on Sep. 7, 2013 at 1:31 PM
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‘I Hate White People’: Random Racial Rampage in New York Leaves One Man Brain Dead


The New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating a savage attack that took place Wednesday afternoon in Union Square, after witnesses say a man vowed to attack white people before assaulting multiple individuals and leaving one man brain dead.

The black suspect, Lashawn Marten, 31, was playing chess before randomly jumping up and declaring “I hate white people,” according to one witness.

Another eye-witness told WLNY-TV that Marten said “the next white person who walks by I’m going to f**k.”

Marten’s fists then started to fly, allegedly targeting random white individuals as they walked by.

“His fist went in and the man’s head bobbed and he hit the ground and you could hear his skull hitting the ground,” the unidentified witness added.

That man, Jeffrey Babbitt, 62, has now been declared clinically brain dead. In a video posted to video-sharing website Instagram, Babbitt can be seen on the ground with blood flowing from his head.

WATCH: Video shows aftermath of attack (WARNING: Graphic content and images, which may offend some readers, are depicted)

James Hall-Collins, the man who shot the video, reportedly said the attack was “random” and happened for “no apparent reason.”

Two others were then attacked by Martin and suffered minor injuries before police arrived on the scene and took him into custody.

“He stood there and hit two more people and asked for the police to come,” witness Michael Benson said.

A local photographer tweeted images from the scene (Warning, they are graphic):


Three people attacked in bloody assault at #UnionSquare by crazed attacker! http://t.co/Boa7zKTw49
I Hate White People: Random Racial Rampage in New York Leaves One Man Brain Dead
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African-American suspect who shouted he hated white people and assaulted 3 white victims taken away by NYPD. http://t.co/1oHc1GnUPw
I Hate White People: Random Racial Rampage in New York Leaves One Man Brain Dead
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Joey Boots

Police say because of the suspect’s alleged comments, they are investigating the attack as a hate crime.

“Obviously our Hate Crimes Task Force is involved in aspects of that case,” Police Commissioner Ray Kelly reportedly said.

Kelly confirmed that Marten was heard shouting racially charged messages before attacking the individuals.

The suspect “made statements to the effect that ‘I’m going to punch the first white man that I see,” Kelly reportedly said.

Babbitt remains at Bellevue Hospital, brain dead and in a coma. His 92-year-old mother, whom he was the primary caretaker of, is by her son’s side, according to WLNY-TV.

Watch a local news clip, courtesy of WLNY-TV:

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Ednarooni160
by Eds on Sep. 7, 2013 at 1:32 PM
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For the love of everything Holy, can't we get beyond this color barrier.

Kathy489
by Bronze Member on Sep. 7, 2013 at 1:36 PM
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Thank ob-butt-hole for these repercussions. Notice how, when all of these murders take place, he never stands up anymore and says, "If I had a son, he would look like this murderer!"

Ednarooni160
by Eds on Sep. 7, 2013 at 1:39 PM



Quoting Kathy489:

Thank ob-butt-hole for these repercussions. Notice how, when all of these murders take place, he never stands up anymore and says, "If I had a son, he would look like this murderer!"

Lets not forget good ole Al sharpton..UGH.


Kathy489
by Bronze Member on Sep. 7, 2013 at 1:44 PM
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Quoting Ednarooni160:

 

 

Quoting Kathy489:

Thank ob-butt-hole for these repercussions. Notice how, when all of these murders take place, he never stands up anymore and says, "If I had a son, he would look like this murderer!"

Lets not forget good ole Al sharpton..UGH.

 

Yeah, he crawled back into his hole with the other vermin.

 

DSamuels
by Gold Member on Sep. 7, 2013 at 1:49 PM
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Sigh, WTH is going on in the world?

My parents used to lament how things had changed for the worse and now I have the same thoughts. It makes you fear for what it will be like when your children and/or grandchildren get older.
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mustbeGRACE
by Silver Member on Sep. 7, 2013 at 1:50 PM
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Maybe he's frustrated that Obama has made a complete fool of himself on the world stage this week.

Couple of pussies.

It may be that informal, racial social segregation is necessary just to stay alive.

Listen, whatever it takes to stay alive, people.

If this type thing happens one time in a million, it won't be my kid.

We don't crap cotton candy around here, we deal w/ what IS.....


PrimmednPunked
by Silver Member on Sep. 7, 2013 at 1:57 PM
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Wow only 2 comments in and already hate towards our half black President.  


This is horrible but I am glad to see it is being prosecuted as a hate crime.  there is hate everywhere in the world.  It is sad.  

4kidz916
by Gold Member on Sep. 7, 2013 at 3:34 PM

“His fist went in and the man’s head bobbed and he hit the ground and you could hear his skull hitting the ground,” the unidentified witness added.


That is scary.  Must of been some punch.

Billiejeens
by Ruby Member on Sep. 7, 2013 at 3:59 PM
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Since he actually looks like most of the people commiting murder, no single one stands out.

Quoting Kathy489:

Thank ob-butt-hole for these repercussions. Notice how, when all of these murders take place, he never stands up anymore and says, "If I had a son, he would look like this murderer!"


 

gludwig2000
by Gina on Sep. 7, 2013 at 4:26 PM
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 How very heartbreaking!! I'm glad that they arrested the man responsible, and I'm glad that the hate crime division is the one investigating, because yes, he needs to be charged with a hate crime. But for the man who is now brain dead, and for his family, how heartbreaking, terribly heartbreaking.

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