The group of attackers was comprised of between 15 and 20 males and females, police said. Preliminary police reports indicated that they may have been teenagers.Gee (WLS audio) why. Why.
Police are listing the attack as a battery and there is no indication that the man was robbed, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Robert Perez. The attackers did not appear to say anything to the man to indicate why he was targeted, Perez said.
In other news, Chicago teachers are asking for a 29 percent raise over two years. Because they're doing such a great job educating our youth.
The city's offering 2%.
Because the city is broke. Morally too.
More. Rick Moran, American Thinker. And Second City Cop here, here, here, here. And this: Once Again, the Wrong Message
Related post: The Knockout Game: Racial Violence and the Conspicuous Silence of the Media:
The knockout game involves "unprovoked attacks on innocent bystanders," according to police who have had to deal with it. A retired officer explained, "Normally it was a group of black males, one of which would strike him as hard as he could in the face, attempting to knock him out with one punch," says retired Sgt. Don Pizzo. The victims are typically not robbed, but simply punched with no provocation. Such attacks have been reported in Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, and New Jersey.
The knockout game has claimed at least one life so far. In St. Louis this year, 72-year old Hoang Nguyen was walking with his wife, Yen, when four "young people" attacked...