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Man’s “Unusual Fixation” With Lebanese Neighbors Led to Killing, Tulsa Police Say

posted on August 17, 2016

In The Washington Post, Michael E. Miller reports that Khalid Jabara, a Lebanese American, was killed outside his home Friday by his neighbor, Vernon Majors, in what the Jabara family is calling a hate crime. Majors was released from jail in May following his arrest in the nearly fatal hit-and-run of Jabara’s mother. In the hit-and-run police report, an officer wrote, “On previous interactions Majors repeatedly referred to his neighbors, the Jabara family, as ‘Aye-rabs’ and ‘Mooslems’ (Arabs and Muslims).” The Jabaras are actually Christian, according to a family friend.

Read at The Washington Post