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Man stabbed in anti-LGBTQ attack in Las Vegas

Suspect is on parole from California, police say

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A person on parole from California is accused of stabbing one other man and trying to kill him as a result of he’s homosexual, police mentioned.

Dontay Gray, 32, faces expenses of tried homicide, battery with a lethal weapon, theft and committing a hate crime.

On Saturday, Metro police have been known as to a stabbing close to the intersection of Fremont and 10th streets, they mentioned. A person was affected by a stab wound to his abdomen.

Police have been capable of observe the suspect, later recognized as Gray, to an space close by.

The sufferer informed police that he and his pal have been strolling close to the realm of the stabbing when Gray walked previous them, watching them. A couple of minutes later, Gray stabbed the sufferer.

While talking to police, Gray mentioned he attacked the person as a result of he doesn’t like LGBTQ folks and that “he was going to get retaliation and kill a homosexual,” officers wrote in a report.

Dontay Gray, 32, faces expenses of tried homicide, battery with a lethal weapon, theft and committing a hate crime. (LVMPD/KLAS)

According to police, Gray had bought the knife used in the attack simply an hour prior. He reportedly informed police, “I was planning on killing both of them.”

On Feb. 10, police arrested Gray on a warrant out of California. At the time, Gray informed police he was out on parole.

Gray informed police he was transferred again to California in February and later returned to Las Vegas.

A decide didn’t set bail. Gray is due again in court docket subsequent month.

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