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Suspect throws gasoline on victim and attempts to ignite lighter.
Michael Tony Cala
2301 East 148th Avenue
- Aggravated assault with deadly weapon
15624 Choctaw Village Drive
On August 26, 2012 at approximately 10:20 p.m., the victim and suspect got into a verbal argument that turned physical. The suspect began calling the victim a racial slur over and over again. The suspect grabbed a gas can and began dousing the contents on the victim's front porch while yelling racial obscenities for him to come outside. The victim confronted the suspect and the suspect began chasing the victim throughout the mobile home park with the gas can and doused the accelerant (gas) on the victim. The suspect then began sparking a lighter and continued to chase the victim in an attempt to set him on fire. The arrestee yelled numerous racial slurs and stated to the victim several times, "Die, N------ Die". The victim was placed in fear for his life. Deputies responded to the mobile home park and came in contact with the victim and the suspect. The suspect was arrested without incident at the scene on the above charges.