An 18-year-old white man was backed into a corner, his mouth taped shut as his assailants taunt the special-needs teen… cutting his clothes and hair until his scalp bleeds… the entire attack broadcast on Facebook Live for 30 minutes.
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said:
“Have you seen the video? It’s sickening, it’s sickening… it makes you wonder what would make individuals treat somebody like that.”
During the video, one of the attackers mentions Donald Trump and white people. He says:
“F Donald Trump, F white people, F white people.”
Chicago Police Commander Kevin Duffin also said:
“He is an acquaintance of one of these subjects… apparently they met in the suburbs. These subjects then stole a van in the suburbs and brought him into Chicago.”
Police say the victim may have been held hostage for up to two days. During that time, investigators say he was tied, gagged, and beaten.
The suspects eventually let him go. That’s when officers spotted the victim disoriented and wandering down a street.
He was taken to a hospital and later released.