'Knock Out Game' arrest made, JSO says

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 16-year-old boy has been arrested by the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office in relation to the "Knock Out Game."

The teenager allegedly hit a disabled man while he was pumping gas at a Hess located at 7103 Merrill Road on February 4, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. The victim, who has a medical disability, was using a walking cane to hold himself up.

Police received surveillance video from a nearby store that showed a group of boys walking in front of the store around the time of the incident, the release said.

Investigators were able to identify the suspect and obtained a warrant for his cell phone. The release details that the suspect's phone contained multiple videos of juveniles walking up to victims and punching them.

The suspect has been arrested for abuse of a disabled adult.


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