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Oklahoma woman shot while stealing Nazi flag from house

Someone at a party dared the woman to steal one of two Nazi flags hanging outside the neighbor's home.
Credit: KFOR
Neighbors say Alexander John Feaster has had two Nazi flags outside his home for about a year.

GARFIELD COUNTY, Okla. — A woman in Oklahoma was shot multiple times Sunday after she was dared to steal a Nazi flag from a man's front yard.

The Garfield County sheriff said the 26-year-old woman was at a party across the street from the home of 44-year-old Alexander John Feaster. Someone at the party dared the woman to steal one of the two swastika flags that hang in Feaster's front yard.

Neighbors say Feaster has been flying the flags for about a year. 

When the woman was making her way back from the home to the party, shots were fired.

"On the way back, someone hollered, 'Gun!' She dropped the flag at the end of the driveway and shots were fired," said Garfield County Sheriff Jody Helm.

"Started trying to figure out what was going on. Wasn't 100 percent sure if it was fireworks or gunshots, figured out pretty quick it was gunshots," a neighbor recalled.

Credit: Garfield County Sheriff via KFOR
Alexander John Feaster

Deputies recovered Feaster's rifle and, Helm said, about 14 guns and some ammunition was taken from the man's home.

Feaster is being held in jail on charges of shooting with the intent to kill and assault and battery with a deadly weapon.

"Nobody really knows him, he keeps to himself," said the neighbor. "It's never really been a problem. His flags got stolen a couple times when he first put them out, but nothing ever came of it. This is the first time it's ever come to violence. He's been out mowing neighbors' yards and just smiling and waving at everyone."

Any charges against the woman who was shot are being left up for the district attorney to decide.

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