An Oklahoma man who proudly flies Nazi flags at his house opened fireplace on a younger lady who tried to steal a type of banners, officers mentioned.
Alexander John Feaster, 44, was being held within the Garfield County Jail on Tuesday, booked for assault and battery with a lethal weapon and capturing with intent to kill, based on jail directors.
Deputies in Hunter, a small city about 90 miles north of Oklahoma Metropolis, discovered the 26-year-old lady in a ditch Sunday after she had been shot within the again by Feaster between three and 5 instances with a 5.56mm rifle, based on Garfield County Sheriff Jody Helm.
The sufferer had been with buddies at a close-by get together when she apparently snatched one of many swastika flags displayed outdoors Feaster’s house.
Helm mentioned he wasn’t positive if the lady was attempting to take the flag as a political assertion, or if she was appearing on a dare by partygoers.
“There’s conflicting info,” Helm mentioned.
Feaster is well-known regionally for his affinity for these Nazi flags and younger neighbors have tried stealing the banners earlier than.
“I do know the entire city would not like him,” Helm mentioned.
Feaster was being held in lieu of $500,000 bail and his subsequent courtroom look is about for July 9.
It was not clear on Tuesday if Feaster had employed a lawyer, although Helm mentioned the suspect instantly requested for an lawyer and has not spoken to investigators.
The lady was listed in in good situation at OU Medical Heart and anticipated to outlive her wounds, officers mentioned.