Deaf Man Stabbed After Sign Language Was Thought To Be Gang Signs
Burlington,NC--A Burlington deaf man using sign language was stabbed several times after another man mistook the gestures as gang signs, police say.
Terrance Daniels was signing with another deaf man when 22-year-old Robert Neal thought he was flashing gang signs.
Police say Neal stabbed Daniels several times with a kitchen knife and witnesses reported seeing the victim trying to defend himself.
Daniels was taken to the hospital and is said to be in stable condition.
Neal has been charged with felony assault on a handicapped person and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.
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