Jacob D. Robida June 13, — February 5, was an American neo-Nazi and murderer. Robida attacked three patrons at a gay bar in New Bedford, Massachusetts on February 2, before fleeing by vehicle to Charleston, West Virginia , where he picked up passenger Jennifer Rena Bailey and drove southwest. He was stopped for a traffic violation by Gassville, Arkansas police officer James W.
Teenager Attacks Three Men at Gay Bar in Massachusetts
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CNN -- An year-old suspected in hatchet attacks and shootings at a Massachusetts gay bar was captured 1, miles away Saturday after killing a police officer and the passenger in his vehicle, authorities said. Jacob Robida, of New Bedford, Massachusetts, was wounded during a gunfight in Norfork, Arkansas, and taken to a hospital in Springfield, Missouri, about miles away, said state police spokesman Bill Sadler. New Bedford police spokesman Capt. Richard Spirlet said Robida was in critical condition. Watch authorities explain how Robida was apprehended -- Robida was wanted on three counts of attempted murder and hate crimes in connection with attacks late Wednesday in a New Bedford gay bar called Puzzles Lounge. A bartender there said that Robida came into the bar and had two drinks before pulling out a hatchet and hitting two patrons in the head.
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Jacob D. Robida, a high school dropout who friends said glorified Naziism, was shot twice in the head in a gun battle with police Saturday, officials said. He was critically injured. They were driving through the northern Arkansas town of Gassville when Officer Jim Sell pulled them over for a traffic stop. Witness Maryann Hoyne said she saw the officer's squad car bumper to bumper with Robida's car, and heard three gunshots.
She is a co-founder of the former Marriage Equality Coalition, formed in to support gay marriage legislation. It was her group that organized a vigil and forum to commemorate the attack that many say marked the city's coming of age in acceptance of its gay community. It started people thinking.