A ripped up confederate flag lays on the ground next to protesters during a rally marking the one year anniversary of the white nationalist gathering in Charlottesville. (REUTERS/Jim Bourg)
A white supremacist was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on Tuesday for running down and killing a Black man with his Jeep.
Russell Courtier, 40, was found guilty of killing 19-year-old Larnell Bruce Jr. in Oregon in 2016, The Oregonian reported. The jury found Courtier, who is white, guilty of murder, hit-and-run driving, and second-degree intimidation — a hate crime statute under Oregon law, according to the publication.
Courtier and Bruce had fought outside of a convenience store in Gresham, Oregon. Surveillance footage obtained by The Oregonian shows Bruce standing outside the store when Courtier drove up, parked, and picked a fight. The video then shows Bruce running away from Courtier — who reportedly…
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