This is downright disturbing.
A 66-year-old black man was fatally stabbed at random by a white supremacist who was visiting New York City solely to gain maximum exposure for his hate crime.
James Harris Jackson (above, insert) surrendered to the police shortly after midnight on Wednesday, a day after his victim Timothy Caughman (above, left) stumbled into a police station bleeding from stab wounds to his chest and back.
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Assistant Chief William Aubry told press that the 28-year-old Baltimore resident traveled 200 miles on a bus to NYC "to make a statement" by hunting down black men with a 26-inch sword.
After initially focusing on another black man three blocks away, Jackson targeted Caughman at random about 11:30 p.m. Monday, piercing the victim's chest just above his heart. The 18-inch blade reportedly went through his chest and exited his back before pinging against the sidewalk.
Chief Aubry said Jackson entered the police substation in Times Square after recognizing himself in security footage broadcast on the news Tuesday evening, telling officers:
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