6 Teens Arrested For Allegedly Beating A Homeless Man To Death
Six teens were arrested on Monday in connection with the beating death of a homeless man on a bike path in San Diego County over the weekend.
The alleged fight that left Stephen Lee Hissom, a 55-year-old transient, dead and another 49-year-old homeless man injured happened around 5:20 p.m. on Nov. 29 in the 9300 block of Mission Gorge Road in Santee under the 52 Freeway, reported NBC San Diego. Both men had suffered from "blunt force trauma" injuries, the San Diego County Sheriff's Dept told the L.A. Times.
The homeless man who survived declined to get any medical help at the scene, reported Fox San Diego.
Five young adults—Cassidy Rowin, 18, Sarah Baillie, 18, Tyler Dare, 19, Brian Kish, 18, and Danny Swan, III, 19—were booked in county jail on murder and assault with a deadly weapon charges. One suspect, whose name was not released, is a minor and was taken to juvenile hall.
Authorities have not released a motive for the alleged attack.
Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff's department's at 858-974-2321 or after hours at 858-565-5200.