Hillary Clinton says her 'heart breaks' for family of slain Tulsa man, Khalid Jabara

Posted at 11:23 AM, Aug 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-19 12:23:15-04

TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Hillary Clinton says her "heart breaks" for the family of a man from Lebanon living in Oklahoma who police say was fatally shot by his neighbor.

Khalid Jabara's family says the neighbor, Stanley Majors, called them "dirty Arabs," `'filthy Lebanese," `'Aye-rabs," and "Mooslems," even though they are Christian.

Jabara was shot to death on his front porch Aug. 12. Police have arrested Majors on a first-degree murder complaint but prosecutors have yet to file formal charges in the case.

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Clinton shared a Facebook post Thursday from Jabara's family. The Democratic presidential candidate wrote on Facebook that the country must unite "to ensure that no other family loses a beloved son or daughter because of prejudice and bigotry."