A man faces two hate crime-assault charges after he allegedly shouted racial slurs and hit a man with a pipe last month. This conversation is moderated according to USA TODAY’s community rules. Please read the rules before joining the discussion. Darrell Lee Abbott, 46, faces assault charges after he allegedly used a pipe to hit a man as he shouted racial expletives toward the victim June 15, 2019. (Photo: Johnson County Sheriff’s Office) A man was charged with two counts of assault, which were enhanced as hate crimes, after police say he was seen on video hitting a black man with a pipe and heard by witnesses shouting racial slurs, last month in Iowa City.  According to a police report, after about 6:30 p.m the evening of June 15, Darrell Lee Abbott, 46, put himself into the middle of a conversation and told the victim, “I’m a killer,” “I’m gonna show you I’m a killer,” “I’ll kill you (racial expletive).”  Abbott allegedly left the area, the 1800 block of Boyrum Street, and went home. There, his mother heard him say, “I’m going to kill myself a (racial expletive),” police say.  Abbott is t...