By: Leon Kwasi Kuntuo-Asare
Aleksejs Saveljevs, a Brooklyn resident on Tuesday was indicted on 23 charges including a hate crime. In an eight day hate and crime spree, Saveljevs allegedly attacked an off-duty NYPD police officer, verbally abused two Black women with racial slurs. He stabbed one of them, a 57-year-old woman identified as Ann Marie Washington , it was later reported the, Washington suffered a collapsed lung. Saveljevs, would continue his violent spree, and brutally attack another psychiatric patient when he was confined.
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