Stunning identity of L.A. man charged with killing son ‘because he was gay’

Stunning identity of L.A. man charged with killing son ‘because he was gay’
(Image: Screen grab of Reuters video via LAT)

[Ed. – My goodness, who saw that one coming?  If the killer were a “white” man of European descent, his mugshot would be all over the place.  As it is, this story is being featured prominently in all the MSM and left-wing website outlets — with only the headline about “man kills son because he was gay” being emphasized.]

On Friday, Shehada Khalil Issa, 69, of North Hills was charged with fatally shooting his son, Amir Issa, 29, outside the family’s home earlier this week because he was gay, according to the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office.

“The murder was committed because of the victim’s sexual orientation and because of the defendant’s perception of that status and the victims’ association with a person and a group of that status,” prosecutors said in a statement.

Issa was arrested at the scene and booked into the Men’s Central Jail on one count of premeditated murder. He is being held without bail.

The father admitted that he shot his son with a shotgun, said Sgt. Greg Bruce of the Los Angeles Police Department, who was the incident commander at the scene of the shooting. …

Authorities entered the home and discovered the victim’s mother, identified by the coroner as Rabihah Issa, 68, on the bathroom floor. Because of the condition of the bloodied body, it appeared she had been dead “for a while,” Bruce said.

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