KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A Kansas man is facing hate crime charges after allegedly threatening a Black Paola boy with a knife in a racist attack.
Colton Donner, 25, was indicted by a federal grand jury in Kansas City, Kansas Monday on hate crime and illegal weapon charges.
According to the indictment, on Sept. 11, 2019, Donner threatened the victim, an African-American juvenile, with a knife.
Donner allegedly threatened the victim with a knife while yelling racial slurs and saying that Paola was a “white town.”
For a separate incident, Donner was indicted for unlawful possession of a firearm while being a convicted felon.
Donner faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for both the civil rights and illegal firearm charges.