White supremacist mows down, killed black teen with Jeep after fight at 7-11 as girlfriend yells ‘get him baby!’

A white supremacist mowed down a black teenager with his Jeep after a fight outside a 7-Eleven – while his girlfriend encouraged him, saying: ‘Get him baby, get him.’

Larnell Malik Bruce, 19, had been charging his phone outside the convenience store on the corner of East Burnside and 188th Street in Gresham, Oregon, on the night of August 10.

Shortly before midnight, Russell Courtier, 38, and his girlfriend Colleen Hunt, 35, pulled up in their 1991 Jeep Wrangler.

A fight quickly broke out between Courtier, a long-time member of a white supremacist prison gang called European Kindred (EK), and the teenager – and he smashed Bruce’s head into the store’s front window.

Colleen Hunt   Russell Courtier

‘Get him baby, get him,’ Hunt urged her boyfriend, according to the Portland Mercury.

But Bruce had pulled out a knife to protect himself leading the couple to get back into their vehicle, the New York Daily News reports.

Then, security footage shows Bruce trying to run home – and zigzagging to avoid the SUV.

As he tried to cross the street, the couple’s Jeep is seen moving into oncoming traffic and hitting the teenager head-on. Courtier was driving with Hunt in the passenger seat.

Police found Bruce on the street with critical brain injuries. He was taken to hospital but died of his injuries four days later.

Officers had responded to a 911 call from the 7-Eleven at 11.45pm. At the time, the men were physically fighting outside the store.

Courtier is a white supremacist and prison gang leader with a lengthy criminal record

Courtier is a long-time member of a white supremacist prison gang called European Kindred (EK) and has their shield tattooed on his calf (pictured)

Courtier is a long-time member of a white supremacist prison gang called European Kindred (EK) and has their shield tattooed on his calf (pictured)

They arrived within two minutes, but Bruce had already been mown down.

The teenager had only moved to Gresham to live with his mother and younger brother six months before his death, the Mercury reported.

On August 18, a grand jury indicted Courtier and Hunt for murder.

Both are being held without bail in a Multnomah County jail and also facing an additional felony charge of failing to perform the duties of a driver.

However, they have not been charged with any hate crimes.

The Multnomah County District Attorney declined to comment on whether the killing was racially-motivated, citing an active investigation.

However, officials assigned to the investigation told Daily Mail Online that they are investigating all angles.

They added that under Oregon law, there are no hate crime provisions, but such incidents can be prosecuted as intimidation in the first or second degree.

Furthermore, difficulty in proving beyond reasonable doubt that a crime was motivated by a bias may be a reason why charges are not brought.

Colleen Hunt (pictured) egged on her boyfriend, yelling: ‘Get him baby, get him’   Hunt (pictured) is facing murder charges alongside her boyfriend

Colleen Hunt (pictured) egged on her boyfriend, yelling: ‘Get him baby, get him’

Courtier is a notorious white supremacist and prison gang leader with a lengthy criminal record.

He has the European Kindred’s shield tattooed on his calf.

In 2011, he avoided punishment for illegally shooting rounds from his car because police had performed an illegal search, the Mercury reports.

A year later, he got only probation for smashing a woman’s head against a windshield.

And he was on parole after serving two years in prison for attacking another woman with a knife on the night he ran over Bruce.

Bruce's mother Christina Mines posted this tribute to her son after he was laid to rest

The teenager (pictured) had only moved to Gresham to live with his mother and younger brother six months before his death   Bruce's family said: ‘We lost our son, brother, cousin, nephew and friend to a senseless crime. He was just 19 years old and still had a full life to live'

Bruce’s family set up a GoFundMe page to raise funds for the cost of medical bills and his funeral expenses last month.

In a post on the page, they said: ‘We lost our son, brother, cousin, nephew and friend to a senseless crime. He was just 19 years old and still had a full life to live.

‘Though this tragedy has devastated our family, Larnell has the opportunity to save many lives through the Organ Donor program.

‘We are asking for help to cover the funeral and medical expenses.’

On Thursday, the family are having a public gathering to celebrate Bruce’s life – on what would have been his 20th birthday – at the Rosewood Community Center in Portland at 7pm.

Source: The DailyMail

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