Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Man Charged with Pointing Gun at Boy, Uttering Slur

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Man Charged with Pointing Gun at Boy, Uttering Slur

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A Stanton Heights man was charged with pointing a gun at a boy after the boy refused a sexual advance Thursday, according to court records.

Hayder Al Gahzi, 26, was arrested on charges of ethnic intimidation and simple assault after the boy's grandmother provided police with a license plate number.

The boy told investigators that he was walking with a friend to a bus stop in the 4800 block of Stanton Avenue around 3:30 p.m. Thursday. The boy, who was not identified in court records, said a man in a car - later identified as Mr. Al Gahzi - pulled alongside him. The man inside propositioned him but the boy said no, according to a criminal complaint.

The man then pulled out a gun, pointed it at the boy and used a racial slur, according to the complaint. …

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