RECAP: Facebook Live Attack – 4 Suspects Arrested For Brutally Beating 18-Year-Old Special Needs Kid
The four Chicago teenagers who broadcast on Facebook Live themselves ruthlessly beating an 18-year-old special needs have all been arrested for the attack … Chicago police confirmed.
The video went viral earlier this week when it was broadcast on Facebook for 30 minutes showing the 4 teens shouting racial taunts at the mentally challenged man … who was tied up and his mouth covered in the corner of a room.
During the attack, they laughed while beating him and shouted “f*ck Donald Trump” and “f*ck white people”. They even cut into his scalp with a knife that left the man with a bald patch.
Police found the 18-year-old walking the streets of Chicago disoriented and “in crisis” on Tuesday afternoon. He was unable to talk to police and took hours for him to calm down.
The suspects consist of two men and two woman – each 18-years-old – have been located and arrested by Chicago police and are awaiting being charged, which are expected to be filed today … according to reports.
The police say the attack is being investigated whether the crime will be considered a hate crime due to the suspects all being black and the victim a white male … but have said early information has not yet revealed a motive for the brutal attack.