http://www.kltv.com/story/32777475/...s-family-says?clienttype=generic&sf33618399=1 Wednesday, August 17th 2016, 6:27 am EDTWednesday, August 17th 2016, 6:49 am EDT 'Dirty Arabs' and 'filthy Lebanese' are just some of the insults Vernon Majors allegedly called his neighbors. He allegedly also ran over his neighbor's mother. (Source: Tulsa County Jail/CNN) TULSA, OK (KOKI/KJRH/CNN) - A 61-year old man is in jail, accused of shooting and killing his neighbor. The slain man's family, who are Lebanese Christians, say the suspect taunted them with slurs and harassed them for years. Authorities are considering whether to bring hate crimes charges. "Dirty Arabs" and "filthy Lebanese" are just some of the insults Vernon Majors allegedly called his neighbors. His anger towards the Jabara family turned deadly on Friday when police say he shot and killed Khalid Jabara. In 2013, the family filed a protective order, which prevented Majors from having any contact with them, but records show he violated the order. In September of last year, Majors allegedly hit Khalid Jabara's mother, Haifa, with his car, putting her in the hospital for weeks. Majors was arrested and charged with felony assault. Two judges denied his requests to be released on bond, but three months ago a third judge, against the district attorney's wishes, allowed the 61-year-old to post bail, releasing him until his trial in 2017. Neighbors who did not want to be identified say they are not surprised by the allegations against Majors, saying he had a history. "He walked onto our property and started screaming to my family, 'All you Mexicans leave out of here,' and stuff like that," one neighbor said. On the night he was killed, Khalid Jabara called the police to report Majors had a gun after getting a tip from someone with whom Majors lived. According to the Tulsa Police Department, officers responded but could not go inside Majors' home, so they left. Later, police say Majors walked up to the front steps of his neighbor's home, shot and killed Khalid Jabara. His mother says she was on the phone with her son when it happened, saying, "They should have looked at his history at least to see that this is really a dangerous guy. They could have spared my son's life. My son is gone. My son is gone." After the shooting, police found Majors hiding behind a tree at a nearby library. He was charged with first-degree murder, and this time he is being held without bail. According the the district attorney's office, Majors was a convicted felon out of California, and he should not have been eligible to carry a weapon. Copyright 2016 CNN, KOKI, KJRH, Jabara family and Tulsa County Jail. All rights reserved.