Black Teens Kidnap, Torture and Livestream Attack on White Teen: ‘[Expletive] White People!’

CHICAGO — Four suspects are in custody after a live Facebook video showed a special needs teenager being bound, tortured and taunted by African American youth who yelled, “[Expletive] white people!”

Chicago police state that the 30-minute physical assault shows the bound 18-year-old with his mouth duct-taped having his clothes and scalp cut with a knife until he bled, while those that gather around him laugh, drink and sprinkle cigarette ashes on him.

The four suspects repeatedly struck the mentally challenged teen, calling out, “[Expletive] Donald Trump! [Expletive] white people!” as well as “Beat his [expletive]” and “He gonna be a corpse.” They also forced the victim, who they called a “goof-[expletive] white man,” to say “[Expletive] Trump” and “I love black people.”

Captain Steven Sesso told reporters that following the attack, the teen was found wandering the streets of Chicago “in distress.”

“He was traumatized fairly good,” also outlined Police Commander Kevin Duffin. “It took most of the night for him to calm down and talk to us.”

The teen was transported to an area hospital to receive treatment for his injuries and to recover from the trauma. His parents had reported him missing prior to the incident, and according to CNN, they stated that they began receiving texts from someone who claimed to be “holding him captive.” He had been with the group for 24 hours.

Officers were later made aware of a Facebook video that live-streamed the torturing of a man, and were able to connect the two incidents. It is believed that one of the females involved in the assault had filmed the crime.

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Chicago police now have four 18-year-olds in custody—two male and two female—and are considering filing hate crime charges against the perpetrators.

“Although they are adults, they’re 18. Kids make stupid decisions—I shouldn’t call them kids; they’re legally adults, but they’re young adults, and they make stupid decisions,” Duffin said at a press conference on Wednesday. “That certainly will be part of whether or not … we seek a hate crime, to determine whether or not this is sincere or just stupid ranting and raving.”

“It was sickening. It makes you wonder what would make individuals treat somebody like that?” Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson also remarked. “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 should see.”

“Thanks to the outstanding work of the 11th district police officers and area north detectives all four offenders from the incident are in police custody and awaiting formal charges,” he said. “The victim, who is not a Chicago resident, is currently recovering from the incident.”

The teen allegedly knew one of his attackers from school, however.

Facebook has now deleted the video as being a violation of its policies.

“We do not allow people to celebrate or glorify crimes on Facebook and have removed the original video for this reason,” it told reporters. “In many instances, though, when people share this type of content, they are doing so to condemn violence or raise awareness about it. In that case, the video would be allowed.”

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  • Yes, kids make stupid mistakes but when you make those choices & it involves another human being, especially one involving a special needs person, you should be charged to the utmost level & at the highest of levels. They also stole a van. You know this wasn’t the first crime they’ve committed. It’s just the first they got caught at doing one. You don’t just kidnap someone for your first crime & torture them & steal a van. Hate Crime written all over it. People are allowing the media to get them all fired up over nothing. They have taken the few statements & have ran with it. It just gives them an excuse to exhude the hatred that they have in their hearts already.

    Idiots that tape their crimes ought to be caught. Thank you very much for helping out our civil servants in solving cases. I know they appreciate it very much. It also helps the people’s case in court as well. Again, thank you.

    • Robert

      Untill we do some thing about the muslim brotherhood in our prision system are we not just as guilty to sending people to such places.A sort of sanitary torture where we can just forget about them. Yet these are the very people jesus died for. Jesus did not die for good people.he died for me a d them to.

      • Char Fox

        Jesus died for as many as would come to him. He did not cast His pearls before the swine or Pharisees. He put the government in place and believes in paying for crimes…so much so that there is a hell. Tammy’s right. This level of violence shows they’re experienced criminals…18 or not. I just wonder about their juvenile record already, and what their parents think of this. There’s something to be said for scared straight. To keep them out of hell, maybe a little hell earth is what they need.

    • Char Fox

      You always find this stuff and I’m so late to Facebook that it’s all over before I get here. And I also can’t sleep. 🙁

  • Roy Hobs

    If you can get your hands on a copy of Charles Weisman’s “Not of One Blood”.

  • urbanvrwcmom

    I’m black and have nothing but the utmost contempt for what these characters did to this young man. A crime was committed, so charge them already!

    • Sharon Jackson

      Thanks for your caring.

    • Robert

      st paul by inspiration of the Holy Spirit long after conversion said he was chief of sinners. Not those 4 .

  • bowie1

    I suppose they wouldn’t had the guts to try this on a sumo wrestler type since they might have ended up with a few broken bones themselves!

  • Joy West

    This was an evil thing they did. They are not helping black people they are hurting us because of the possibility of retaliation. Is the election of one man bringing out the hate and evil people already possess?

    • It’s actually the media bringing out their own hatred towards this one man that is bringing out this hatred. They continue to take his 3 statements & generalize them & twist them to make them sound worse than what they were meant to sound. Now, I’m not saying Trump is totally innocent here. He’s stuck his foot in his mouth plenty but the media has taken his statements & ran marathons with them. You have those fools on The View that will not shut-up about him. Whoopi won’t stop & that other big-mouth red-headed lady that says she’s a comedian. I guess without Trump, they wouldn’t have anything to be hatin’ on not that anybody even watches the show any more. Barbara Walters says she’s ashamed of the show now. It annoys the heck out of the media that he doesn’t keep them on top of what he’s doing. The other presidents inform the media of their moves but not Trump. He does his thing & if they find out, it’s on their own. They hate it that they have no control so they come up with their own truths.

      Joy, only the dumb & ignorant will broad brush black people based on what these 4 undisciplined idiot kids have done. Most judge others off of their ethics, morals & attitudes. I like to believe we’ve reached a different level in our country. Many are still behind but for the most part, I believe most of us are

      • Joy West

        Tammy you are so right. The media reports it and at the same time they are throwing gasoline on the fire. I think we all need to remember to teach our children what’s right and what’s wrong. We can’t look to the media, schools or politicians. My mom would tear my behind up for the stupid stuff these kids do today and it didn’t kill me in fact I’m thankful for it. Parents need to be parents again.

        • Amen. I got my tail tore up & you can ask my kids if they didn’t get a butt whooping as well. Of course, most consider it child abuse today. But, you don’t see us out there tearing stuff up or committing crimes either. We show respect to others & it’s Yes ma’am & No Sir.

          • Char Fox

            Ahhh didn’t consider this in my response to Robert but the old spare the rod scenario. If the Bible wants us disciplining our kids, we certainly should discipline criminals with punishment for their crimes.

          • Robert

            im for punishment im not for those being punished to be furthef radicalized by the Muslim brotherhood.

          • Char Fox

            Perhaps something they should’ve considered before the crime.

  • Becky

    “Although they are adults, they’re 18. Kids make stupid decisions—I shouldn’t call them kids; they’re legally adults, but they’re young adults, and they make stupid decisions,” Duffin said at a press conference on Wednesday. “That certainly will be part of whether or not … we seek a hate crime, to determine whether or not this is sincere or just stupid ranting and raving.”

    Are you joking?! What are you afraid of…more so-called protests for this lot?! These “black on white” crimes are happening everywhere and I’m glad that it’s being reported. This isn’t an isolated case. Of course, it was a stupid decision! But, that doesn’t change the fact that it was a full-on heinous crime. It’s only by God’s grace that the victim wasn’t murdered…those thugs certainly made the attempt and absolutely verbalised their intent to do so. However, as much as I dislike Trump’s ways, I don’t believe it has anything to do with him, per se. Trump is being used as an excuse to justify the hatred against another human being solely due to skin shade. It’s the hate against another that is culminating. If it’s not stopped by severely punishing these thugs, then it will only get worse.

    • The ended up charging them with a hate crime among other things.

  • Roy Hobs

    Good Quote from the American Thinker Blog —

    According to our leftist betters, a sickening graphic video showing a white man being brutally tortured in Chicago by four black attackers as they shout, “F— Donald Trump! F— white people!” isn’t evidence of racism or a hate crime. In the left’s alternate universe, Pepe the Donald Trump-loving cartoon frog is racist. Kidnapping, torturing, and scalping an innocent white man because he is white is not racist. Black-hating mass murderer Dylann Storm Roof speaks for all white people, but the newly arrested black perpetrators in Chicago, Jordan Hill, Tesfaye Cooper, Tanishia Covington, and Brittany Covington, are all rogue actors. No minorities are responsible for their actions. It’s society’s fault. It’s capitalism’s fault. It’s the fault of white privilege.


    I pray that many local Christians especially persons his age provide emotional and spiritual support to this young man. I pray churches also participate. He need to be shown love, security, companionship, and Christ.. I volunteer to participate in prayer and any way I can assist him in recovery. So should all of those on this post..

  • Robert

    kid napping 15 to 25 years torture perhaps another 15 plus hate crime 5 to 7′

  • Robert

    a 30 year sentence now days most likly means they will be out in two or three years. if they promise not to get caught again..

  • Robert

    it might be best for us all if they could due their 2 or three years home. Less chance for them to be raticalized in prision by the muslim brotherhood.

    • Char Fox

      Do you really think home confinement will teach them anything or be a slap on the wrist. Even kids have received physical corporeal punishment (spankings). We treat criminals better than children. And the crime continues. Just as the kids who aren’t punished grow up disrespectful and entitled. No real lasting punishment = criminal/spoiled brat.

      • Robert

        the two options for punishment and rehabilitation propably are house arrest and prison system .neither has a record of acheivement in most cases.

        • Char Fox

          But one option prevents them from doing this again.

  • Grace Kim Kwon

    White people are a minority on Planet Earth. Earthlings should be educated to respect the white people. White liberals have totally failed to give fair education to kids in the white-majority’s secular nations. White Christians brought into the entire world the life-saving Gospel messages, copies of the Holy Bible, systematic theology, medical technology thus longevity of life, literacy for all commoners, rule of the law based on the Ten Commandmends, human rights, religious freedom, equality, objective justice, civility based on the Christian virtues, religious classic music, classic literature, musical instruments such as piano and violin, and all the inventions such as dictionary and electricity. No other race did it. White people should be appreciated and thanked greatly even today, unless they demand homosexuality or transgenderism. Bible-following white people are utmost respectable.

  • Grace Kim Kwon

    All white people must respect their Christian ancestors and Christian forefathers. Then other races will respect white people again and the world will be much safer. Take out the root problem. These kids have learned to disrespect or hate white people from the white liberals. White people were utmost highly respected when they were Christian-virtuous even though they acted racist. EVERY Earthling is a racist in that sense. White Christian American fathers alone admitted the sin of racism and abolished it for the entire Earthlings.

  • Char Fox

    I have a special needs son. I can’t even imagine how I’d handle this if it were him. I love Jesus but I’m all too human, and unless I was his parent, I have no clue how I’d react. Probably not very Christian- or lady-like.

  • Patrick

    The jail sentence they receive should be streamed live on Facebook Live. And all who are interested in keeping track of their time in prison should be willing to pay a small fee to tune in when they wish. And 100% of those funds should be given to the victim and his family to pay for whatever they need. The victim has special needs. Family finances must be difficult at times. Seeing as Facebook allowed his beatings and torture to go on for a while, they should be the ones to also suffer a punishment. And I think that this idea would be a win-win.

  • Robert

    This life will always have troubles and injustices. Its not that place of righteousness Jesus told us about and is preparing a place for us because he won it for us by his perfect life and innocent death in our sinful stead ,now is it ? no things like this makes us yearn for that heavenly place as it should.