Tag: Anti-Gay Hate Crimes

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Man pleads not guilty in NYC hate-crime shooting

Mark Carson was shot point-blank in Greenwich Village on May 17 by an unidentified gunman. (Facebook Photo) NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of shooting a Black gay man in New York City’s Greenwich Village after taunting him with slurs has pleaded not guilty. Elliot Morales entered the plea Tuesday as prosecutors alleged that shortly after his arrest he admitted shooting the victim.