Four teens in Baltimore County have been arrested after police allege they brutally attacked an elderly man and drove over him with his own car before they stole it.
The teens Darian Maurice Hicks, 16; Taizjuan Eliza Waddell, 16; and Kimani William Graham, 16 were arrested earlier this week by authorities in Baltimore, WJZ-TV reported.
The victim, identified as 69-year-old Jim Willinghan, was violently attackedÂ around 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 3, according to The Baltimore Sun.
The teens, according to charging documents, threatened to shoot Willinghan as they took his wallet and keys. One of the teens then got into Willinghans car, and reversed it back into him reportedly driving over his right arm and hand.
The teens then allegedly drove off and left Willinghan, whos now recovering at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, with a broken pelvis.
I just do not understand the reasoning, wife Barbara Willinghan told WMAR-TV of the attack. I mean my husband complied. Why would you want to beat the poor man half to death. The detective said hes lucky to be alive.
Hicks identified as the teen who drove over Willinghan was charged with attempted second-degree murder, in addition to a number of other charges. Waddell and Graham have both been charged with armed carjacking, carjacking, armed robbery, robbery, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, and theft charges.
A 15-year-old suspect was also arrested in the case and charged as a juvenile. Law enforcement officials are still searching for two more suspects involved the attack.