(CBS) – Four individuals have been charged in connection with an attack on a motorist last week in which witnesses jeered at the victim for being a Donald Trump supporter.
The 50-year-old motorist was involved in a traffic accident Nov. 9 in the 1100 block of South Kedzie and says he was attacked when he tried to get insurance information from another driver. He says he was beaten by multiple suspects and his car was stolenREAD MORE: Families Fight To Keep Memorial Trees Offered Through Chicago Park District After Being Told Of Golf Course Plans
On a video posted online, driver David Wilcox was pummeled by several individuals, while onlookers shouted “You Voted Trump!”READ MORE: Mother Who Heard Shots, Death Of Adam Toledo Shares What She Heard, Neighborhood Insight
Chicago police say they took four suspects into custody this week: Julian Christian, 26; Dejuan Collins, 20; Rajane Lewis, 21; and a 17-year-old female police declined to identify.
All were charged with one felony count of vehicular hijacking. They appeared in court Friday, but no details were available.MORE NEWS: Protesters Pack Logan Square Over Police Shooting Of Adam Toledo