The most heinous of hate crimes rocked the nation on Wednesday after Chicago police arrested four black youths for allegedly streaming the brutal kidnapping and torture of a young developmentally challenged white youth. In the Facebook Live video, the four black youths are seen smoking marijuana and drinking as they laughed at their hostage who was bound and gagged.
Blood can be seen coming from a wound on the victim’s head, inflicted by the kidnappers with a knife. The suspects can be heard yelling, “Beat his ass,” “He gonna be a corpse,” and “F*** Donald Trump! F*** white people!”
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According to a report by Fox32, Chicago police confirmed that four suspects had been taken into custody in this ongoing investigation. They also believe the video is “credible” and not in any way a hoax. A spokesperson for the Chicago Police department remarked that the victim is not a resident of the area and that they believe he became acquainted with one of the suspects in a nearby suburb.
In the extremely graphic video, the victim is forced to say “F*** Trump” and “I love black people,” as his attackers repeatedly hit him and make him kiss the floor. The four suspects are seen in the video cutting the victim’s clothing, scalp, and hair with a knife. One attacker is heard saying that they are going to lock the victim in the trunk of a car and put a brick on the gas pedal.
The victim suffered multiple wounds at the hands of his attackers, including having a marijuana blunt rubbed in his head wound. He was taken to a local hospital after he was found by police walking along the 3400 block of West Lexington. Police described the victim as “disoriented” and “in distress.” Later, he was listed in stable condition.
According to police, the suspects were apprehended near the location where the victim was found. However, the suspects were not connected to the case until later that day when the victim was able to provide a statement.
The police statement said:
“At 5:26 p.m. officers then responded to a battery at a residence on the 3300 block of W. Lexington where they discovered signs of a struggle and damage to the property and were able to link this evidence to the disoriented male. Officers later became aware of a social media video depicting a battery of an adult male which is believed to be the same individual.”
Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson remarked at the press conference that the suspects are going to “feel the full weight of the Chicago Police Department.”
“It was sickening. It makes you wonder what would make individuals treat somebody like that?” Johnson said. “I’ve been a cop for 28 years, and I’ve seen things that you shouldn’t see in a lifetime, but it still amazes me how you still see things that you just shouldn’t see.”
Barack Obama and his army of social justice warriors won’t be rushing to the aid of this defenseless, innocent victim.