Nevada Jewish man stabbed in head by man shouting antisemitic slurs

A Jewish man leaving a bar in the American state of Nevada was stabbed in the head by a man on the sidewalk outside, who had asked him for money and then shouted antisemitic insults.

The alleged stabber reportedly raised his arm in a Nazi salute multiple times and said “Heil Hitler, you piece of shit” before stabbing the man and walking away from the Tap Shack in Carson City, Carson Now reported.

The victim was taken to the hospital while “conscious and alert,” the report said.

The attacker, Jeremy Jay Ortega, was taken into custody shortly after the attack and a struggle with deputies. He was charged with attempted robbery, battery with a deadly weapon, battery on a peace officer and obstruction.

Additional charges and enhancements are being considered as well, pending the results of the investigation.

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