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Michigan police find grenade, cache of weapons and Nazi memorabilia after man allegedly fired shots at Black man

Anthony Mangiapane (Credit: Macomb County Sheriff's Office)
Anthony Mangiapane (Credit: Macomb County Sheriff’s Office)

A man in Michigan was reportedly arrested and charged with a hate crime after he allegedly fired shots at a Black man and called him the n-word.

Police said Anthony Mangiapane, 53, of Warren, was standing on a street when he pointed a gun at a Black man who happened to be walking by, and shouted, “N***** you better get moving” before firing three shots, reported WXYZ Detroit.

The black man told authorities he saw a green laser on his body when he was walking down the street July 25 and saw the suspect pointing a rifle at him, reported ClickOnDetroit.com.

Police responded to the scene after they were called and the suspect then barricaded himself inside a business. He later surrendered.

Authorities reportedly found a grenade, a cache of weapons including pistols, shotguns, and AR-15-style rifles with high-capacity magazines. They also found Nazi memorabilia, and possibly a German Luger pistol.

A rifle with a laser scope was reportedly also found.

Mangiapane was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, ethnic intimidation, assaulting/resisting/obstructing a police officer, and a felony firearm violation.

Mangiapane was arraigned on July 27. His bond was set at $500,000 bond.

His next court appearance is scheduled for Aug. 9.

More about the incident and charges can be found here.

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