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Damn, damn, damn. Here we go again. It’s like it’s open season on black folks. Just the other day we had the racist asshole in Florida who shot and killed an unarmed black man who came to the aid of his woman who was being harassed by said a-hole. The shooter was not charged because of the controversial the state’s Controversial stand Your Ground law.

Now there’s another hate crime to report. And yes, we’re calling both of them hate crimes because that’s what they are. In the Bay Area, BART police have released the photo of 27-year-old John Lee Cowell, the alleged suspect in the stabbing death of 18-year-old Nia Wilson and the wounding of her sister at the MacArthur Station on Sunday night.

According to reports, BART police officers were already stationed at the MacArthur Station in Oakland when the incident occurred at approximately 9:36pm. They were flagged down about a male suspect on the platform with a knife. Officers arrived on the platform and found two women suffering from stab wounds. Officers immediately began rendering aid to the victims until paramedics arrived. Nia Wilson succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Her sister was taken to a nearby hospital.

At this point, it appears both the suspect and victims boarded a BART train at Concord Station at the same time and then off boarded at MacArthur. BART detectives have carefully reviewed video from surveillance cameras on the train the victims and suspect were riding on as well as platform video at MacArthur Station. Police say the ‘random attack’ happened on the MacArthur platform. BART detectives are sharing images from the surveillance videos with other law enforcement agencies as well as the public. Investigators also recovered valuable evidence at the scene of the crime.

All of that has helped BART Police to identify the suspect as 27-year-old John Lee Cowell. Cowell is Caucasian, stands 5’ 8”, and weighs 190 pounds. Cowell has short, dark hair as well as a closely cropped beard and mustache. Cowell should be considered dangerous and anyone who sees him should immediately call 9-1-1.

No doubt. Authorities definitely need to catch this piece of sh*t before he kills another innocent, unsuspecting person.

The Reporter Newspaper
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