TWO TEENAGERS CHARGED IN DENVER ANTI-GAY HATE CRIME
The following is an excerpt from a story by ABC 7 News in Denver, CO:
“Two teenagers in Arvada have been charged with bias-motivated assault, accused of yelling gay slurs at a man before beating him up.
“Joseph Murphy, 18, and Zachary Kocman, 19, are each charged with one felony count of bias-motivated crime and one misdemeanor count of third-degree assault.
“The attack occurred on July 18, at about 2:30 p.m., according the Denver District Attorney’s Office.
“The 25-year-old victim and a friend were walking in the area of 52nd Avenue and Federal Boulevard when the two suspects drove up to them yelling ’sexual orientation slurs,’ the district attorney’s office said.
“The suspects then got out of their car and chased the victim for several blocks before physically assaulting him, said Lynn Kimbrough, spokeswoman for the district attorney’s office.”
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