Charges expected in Chicago beating broadcast on Facebook

CHICAGO – Chicago police say charges are expected against four people who police say beat a man in an attack which was broadcast live on Facebook.

The victim is a suburban resident who the Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson says is “psychological problems.”

Johnson called the attack and the video “sickening” at a press conference Wednesday. Johnson wondered why people would treat someone so hard.

Police Cmdr. Kevin Duffin said Wednesday that he expected costs within 24 hours.

While the police officials will not confirm that the races of the suspects and the victims, video Chicago media appeared to show that someone off-camera using profanities about “white people” and President-elect of Donald Trump.

The police says that it is still too early to determine whether the attack was racist.

The police have not yet determined that the persons in custody, but say three Chicago residents and one of the suburban Carpentersville.

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