Pride flag burned in Jersey City

- As intolerance led to the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, vigils for the Orlando victims popped up all over the country.

And Jersey City was among the cities that spoke out. It was on that night that Anatalie David, who just opened Montgomery Street Salon, found a pride flag neatly rolled up on her doorstep. She put it up outside her salon.

But all that is left of the flag is torched fabric. That symbol of acceptance was too much for some whose idea of voicing an opinion involves vandalism. Anatalie found the flag burned down as she returned to work Tuesday.

Just so happens, the salon is across the street from City Hall. Mayor Steven Fulop told us the incident is, and will be prosecuted, as a hate crime.

Police have surveillance video showing two suspects, though would not release it to Fox 5. Often when police can identify suspects on their own that is what they do.

David is hoping good will come from what happened.

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