PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Pittsburgh man was listed in stable condition on Sunday after family members told KDKA the victim was jumped and left for dead on the curb.
“You kick a man once he’s down? It was like they were trying to kill him,” said Kyle Germany, who is still wrapping his head around the brutal attack of his 32-year-old brother, Chester Glenn of East Liberty.READ MORE: 'She Was An Angel On Earth:' Family And Friends Come Together To Remember Caitlyn Kaufman
The family said Glenn was jumped by a group of unidentified people on Atwood Street in Oakland early Saturday morning. A witness recorded the attack and posted it online. Glenn’s sister, Stacie Phillips said she was shocked someone took a video instead of helping.
“It’s just heartbreaking to see that’s where we’re at as a people,” said Phillips.
The family said they were made aware of the situation through social media after the violent video went viral online. The family said you can see Glenn on the ground being punched and kicked multiple times in the head by a group of unknown people.READ MORE: As Violence Continues To Spike On The South Side, Community Leaders Call For Change
Police told KDKA, officers arrived on scene around 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 14 and found the victim unconscious. They transported the victim to the hospital in serious condition.
The family said Glenn is recovering from head trauma and underwent successful surgery to have fluid removed from his lungs following the attack.
People with information about the incident are asked to call (412) 422-6520 or leave an anonymous tip.MORE NEWS: Jubilee Ministries And First Responders In New Castle Hold Food Distribution
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