Sospetto accusato di crimini ispirati dall'odio per aver accoltellato un uomo asiatico a New York City

Un uomo accusato di aver accoltellato un uomo asiatico di 36 anni giovedì sera fuori dal tribunale federale a Chinatown, New York City, sarà accusato di tentato omicidio di secondo grado come crimine d'odio, according to NYPD Detective Arlene Muniz.

Police say the Asian man was walking on the sidewalk at around 6:20 p.m. when he was approached from behind by an attacker who stabbed him in the torsowith an unknown sharp objectbefore fleeing.
The victim was taken to an area hospital and is in critical condition, the NYPD said.
Il sospetto, 23-year-old Salman Muflihi, è stato arrestato a 9:30 p.m. Thursday and remains in custody, secondo il NYPD.
    The stabbing is the latest violent incident against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. The string of recent attacks across the country has Asian communities on high alert and has galvanize a movement to denounce the assaults.
    The second-degree attempted murder as a hate crime charge was added on Friday to other charges Muflihi is currently facing, including assault, forgery and criminal possession of a weapon, the NYPD said.
    CNN is attempting to contact an attorney for Muflihi.
    Di venerdì, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio commented on the stabbing incident, citando il “horrible act of violence against an Asian American man out of nowhere, just pure hatred.
      What an injustice on every level,” Egli ha detto. The Asian communityhas been through so much and suffered so much discrimination during the Covid era,” Egli ha detto.
      De Blasio is encouraging the public to attend a rally at 1 p.m. Saturday at Federal Plaza in New York City tosupport this effort in any and every way, because we have to stop hate.

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