Deaf Man Stabbed After Sign Language Mistaken for Gang Signs, Police Say

Deaf Man Stabbed After Sign Language Mistaken for Gang Signs, Police Say

January 14, 2013

A shocking story from North Carolina.

According to a report from the Burlington (N.C.) Times-News, police said a 22-year-old man was arrested last week for allegedly stabbing a 45-year-old deaf man after mistaking his sign language for gang signs.

The suspect was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and felonious assault on a handicapped person, according to the Burlington Times-News report.

Read the Burlington Times-News report HERE.

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