William Pulliam, a 62-year-old white man has been jailed.
The man was jailed after he shot an unarmed black boy dead on the street.
According to The Huffington Post, the remorseless white man shot the black teenager to death in Charleston, West Virginia, USA.
Pulliam shot the boy to death just because they bumped into each other Monday evening.
Police reports that the unrepentant man confessed and called his victim a “piece of trash.”
Pulliam was jailed on a charge of first-degree murder in the shooting of 15-year-old James Means, whose aunt said was a loving teen who “could put a smile on anybody’s face.” Police said Pulliam “expressed no remorse.”
“The way I look at it, that’s another piece of trash off the street,” Pulliam told investigators, according to a criminal complaint filed by Charleston Detective C.C. Lioi.
James bumped into Pulliam outside a dollar store and the two “exchanged words,” according to the complaint. Pulliam then walked into the store, and James went to sit on a friend’s nearby porch.
A witness, Clayton Ferguson, who was on the porch with James, told police that Pulliam later came out of the store and walked past them. Pulliam and James began arguing again, Ferguson told detectives, and when James walked across the street to confront him, Pulliam drew a gun and shot the teen twice.
James was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.
Pulliam acknowledged shooting the boy and said he did it “because he felt threatened,” according to the complaint.
Pulliam told detectives he ate dinner after the shooting, and then went to a friend’s house, where police found a .380-caliber revolver, the type of gun Pulliam said he used in the shooting.
According to the Charleston Gazette-Mail, a previous domestic violence conviction barred Pulliam from legally owning a gun.
Pulliam's barbaric act has condemned from several quarters.