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4 Arrested After Homeless Man Brutally Beaten

Posted at 3:23 PM, Oct 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-15 16:23:15-04

A homeless man had to be taken to the hospital after a brutal beating overnight.

Four people, including three teenagers, have been charged with beating the man late Friday night near the east bank of the Cumberland River in front of Nissan Stadium.

Police said four men attacked a wheelchair-bound homeless man who only has one leg.

The victim said he was "dropped out of his wheelchair and punched and kicked repeatedly in the face and body” leaving him with a broken nose and cuts on his face.

Police found 20-year-old Christian Governor, 19-year-old Deonte Spears, and two of their friends under the age of 18 nearby.

All four were charged with aggravated assault.

The victim was taken to Midtown Hospital where he was continuing to recover Saturday.

No further details were available.