Hate crime in Australia – level 2
In Sydney, Australia, two men attacked another man outside a gay club. They kicked the victim and shot him four times but he survived.
The incident took place in May, 2013, and a security camera filmed it. People made the video public after they showed it in court. Lawyers charged one suspect with attempted murder.
Difficult words: victim (somebody who is attacked), charge (to say officially that somebody did something wrong), suspect (somebody who committed a crime), attempted murder (trying to kill somebody).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
What do you think about this attack?
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