A shocking video surfacing Thursday showed a 75-year-old Michigan care home patient being beaten in a brutal, bloody attack.
Reports of the beating, at the Westwood Nursing Center in Detroit, drew a response from President Trump, who reacted on Twitter.
“Is this even possible to believe? Can this be real?” the president wrote. “Where is this nursing home, how is the victim doing?”
The graphic video shows a younger man, who authorities said was a 20-year-old patient of the same facility, relentlessly punching the elderly man in his face, dozens of times – both while the elderly man is lying on a bed and while he is seated.
“It absolutely shattered my heart. It just broke my heart how anyone could be capable of this kind of brutality,” Joann Uhler, a Cleveland-area woman who spotted the video on social media and alerted Detroit-area authorities, told Detroit’s FOX 2.
“How does this guy have free rein to go into other