Suspect threatens man with gun, makes him apologize for skin color

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SEATTLE — A man who allegedly pointed a gun at a jogger and made him apologize for his skin color is being charged with second-degree assault and malicious harassment, the King County Prosecutor’s Office said.

Chikwanha Eastling Nyashanu, 35, allegedly approached a man in the 7200 block of East Greenlake Drive North around 9 p.m. Aug. 11 and pointed a gun the man’s face, according to court documents. The victim raised his hands in the air and said he would give Nyashanu his wallet. According to police, Nyashanu said he didn’t want the wallet and instead wanted the man to “apologize for all the things white people did to black people.”

The victim complied and “apologized profusely,” court documents state. Nyashanu then pulled back the gun and walked away. The victim quickly called police.

Police located Nyashanu near the scene and ordered him to get on the ground. When he didn’t comply, officers Tased him and he fell to the ground. A handgun also fell from his person, officers said.

Nyashanu was booked into King County Jail and is being held on $100,000 bail. He has previous firearms and reckless endangerment convictions, court documents state.

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  • Guest

    Before anyone says hate crime…when it happens to a white guy it can't be a hate crime….. Because only white guys can be guilty of hate crimes.

  • joe

    Just like the thee that just shot and killed the white tourist jogger for the fun of it, actually this is Obama divide the nation along envy and race politics with the last gree light he gave them over the phony Travon Martin thing. Since Obama became president I realized that the people no longer care about who is president.


    Yes, our so-called 'justice' system won't call this a hate crime. That's only applied when the VICTIM is black. And mark my words, the culprit will just get a minor slap on the wrist over this…..year of probation, most likely. A white culprit would get five years in prison plus his name would be all over the national news courtesy of the liberal media.

  • Anonymous

    How about the fact that an innocent human being was threatened by an idiot and thank God he wasn’t killed??? How about that? Just stop the racist crap and be upset that we are again hearing about a violent act being committed by a jack ass

  • joe

    Yep the fruits of Obama divide the nation on race polictics right along with promoting never ending victimhood for unending welfare and special rights and constantly pampered while screamng who is me.

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