When a black man spotted a pair of white children, he slowly pulled up behind them before deliberately accelerating and mowing them down. However, despite intentionally trying to h… the boys, many were outraged to find out that he won’t be charged with a h… c…..
While 21-year-old Colorado resident Oghaleoghene Atunu was driving down a suburban street, he spotted a trio of 11- and 12-year-old boys walking home from school. Oddly, the Aurora man began circling the area before slowly pulling up behind the children as if he were following them. Without w…. or p…, Atunu suddenly did the unthinkable.
After slowing tailing the young boys, Atunu hit the gas, jumped the sidewalk, and mowed down two of the three children before speeding off, according to KDVR. One of the v…, Josh Piazza, was rushed to the h…. with serious i….. Fortunately, the second v… walked away with only minor i…..
D…., surveillance video showed Atunu noticing his v…. and circling the area as if to find the best way to create the most d…. However, despite both the investigators and the Arapahoe County District Attorney’s Office confirming that the crash was intentional, many were stunned to find that Atunu would not face a h… c…. charge. Thanks to a tip from a local citizen, Atunu was quickly identified by his 2004 Buick Rendezvous and a….
Although he doesn’t face a h… c… charge, he was subsequently charged with 15 counts, including 3 counts of attempted first-degree m…; 2 counts of attempted first-degree a…; 2 counts of child a…; 1 count of first-degree a…; 1 count of failing to remain at the scene of an accident involving serious b….; 1 count of v… a…; 1 count of f… to notify police of an a…; 1 count of hit-and-r…; 1 count of r… driving; 1 count of driving a vehicle with an expired driver’s license; and 1 count of f…. to observe/disregard a traffic control device.
“This case is a prime example of the incredible skills and untiring determination our members have every day to ensure Colorado is as safe as possible” Colorado State Patrol Chief Matthew Packard said. “Without a doubt, everyone involved in this investigation is working to ensure the demands of justice are met.”