Sunday, Obama addressed the American LGBTQ community and the rest of the nation again to talk about the worst mass shooting in our history. The place where they were attacked is more than a nightclub — it is a place of solidarity and empowerment where people have come together to raise awareness, to speak their minds, and to advocate for their civil rights. Until today, the deadliest attack had been in New Orleans, over 40 years ago. No suspect was ever charged. On Nov. Five years later, federal prosecutors accused El Sayyid A.
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The teenager, Jacob Robida, was being sought Thursday night by the police, who issued an arrest warrant charging him with three counts each of assault with intent to murder, assault with a dangerous weapon and hate crimes. Robida, 18, entered the Puzzles Lounge around midnight, the police said, and asked the bartender whether it was a gay bar. When the bartender told him it was, Mr. Robida pulled out a hatchet and struck a man in the head, then struck a man who had tried to help the victim, said Capt. Richard Spirlet of the New Bedford police. Captain Spirlet said that Mr. Robida pulled a gun out of his pocket and shot the man who had tried to help the first victim, then shot a third man across the bar.
New Bedford gay bar attack wounds 3
Yesterday afternoon, he told me the story over a few much-needed beers on the patio of his home near Smithers. About feet into the forest, Woods came to a deep gully where a section of hemlock and balsam sloped down to a small creek. It was really steep, like 45 degrees, with mature timber that was freshly burnt from last year, so it was relatively open and the visibility was good. The forest at the top of the slope where Woods was attacked Photo: Alex Woods. The bear fell back a bit, but then it came running around the tree and I kicked it hard again in the head, yelling as loud as I could the whole time.
Three people were wounded in what authorities said they suspect were hate crimes. Authorities described suspect Jacob D. Robida, 18, of New Bedford as violent, armed and dangerous, and suicidal.