Two teen girls face charges in the death of a Uber Eats driver during a carjacking, CNN reports.
Police in Washington, DC say Mohammad Anwar, 66, died after 13 and 15-year-old girls assaulted him with a taser on Tuesday.
Newsweek reports graphic video shows Anwar hanging on to his vehicle as the suspects speed off with his car and then crashing. The girls got out of the vehicle uninjured.
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“Words can not describe how our family is feeling currently,” the family wrote on its GoFundMe page. “Devastation, confusion, shock, anger, heartache, and anguish are just a few that come to mind. We will carry him with us always, but it doesn’t take the pain away of losing him so tragically and so unexpectedly soon.”
The campaign has so far raised more than $415,000.
Uber Eats sent a statement of condolence.
“We are devastated by this tragic news and our hearts go out to Mohammad’s family during this difficult time. We’re grateful the suspects have been arrested and thank the Metropolitan Police Department for their diligence with this investigation.”
The family says Anwar immigrated to the United States in 2014 and was both a husband and a father.
“Although money won’t fill the gaping hole that his death has left in our family, it will help remove some of the stress and worry of daily living while we grieve and heal,” GoFundMe organizer Lehra Bogino wrote.
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