Teen Pleads Guilty to San Diego Gay Pride Attacks

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A 15-year old suspect pleaded guilty yesterday to attacking several men leaving San Diego’s gay pride Festival on July 29th.

According to prosecutor Oscar Garcia, the 15-year old and two other men targeted six victims leaving the gay pride festival, attacking them with knives and baseball bats.

The teen pleaded guilty to three counts of assault with a deadly weapon and hate crime allegation. In addition, he admitted that he caused great bodily injury to one victim.

He will be sentenced on October 4, when he faces up to 13 years in custody.