BEACON TRANSCRIPT – California detectives are investigating a blitz and extremely violent encounter that left three California teenagers with extensive head injuries. Based on the police report, the attack was sudden and ‘very targeted.’ Witnesses claim that the attackers used hammers and wore masks to conceal their faces.
One of Three California Teenagers in Critical Condition
Sergeant Brian Cleveland of the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office said that the attack occurred on early Monday morning. Based on the victims’ testimonies, all three teenagers were fast asleep in a garage adjacent to an Aptos residence, when a car pulled outside the home.
Three men came out of the car, went inside the garage, and clobbered the victims. According to Sergeant Cleveland, two of the vics were fast asleep while the third one, a 17-year-old boy was awake.
In only 30 seconds, the masked felons rendered their victims unconscious and removed several items from the garage.
Sergeant Cleveland believes that this attack was targeted, and the assailants could have had a beef with some of the teenagers.
It’s still unclear who called the authorities after the attack. All three California teens were taken to the hospital. The two 16-year-olds were treated for non-life-threatening injuries and released home later that day.
Unfortunately, the 17-year-old is still being kept in the hospital’s ICU as his injuries are far more severe. According to a hospital spokesperson, the victim was brought with severe head trauma and a fractured skull.
The doctors were forced to induce an artificial coma, as the teenager kept seizing in the ambulance. Sergeant Cleveland said that the Sheriff’s Office is trying to identify the perpetrators’ getaway vehicle based on the descriptions provided by two on the teens.
For the moment, the only info available is that the suspects could be in their 20s.
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