Suspect accused of beating, seriously injuring car burglary victim

Suspect accused of beating, seriously injuring car burglary victim
Montgomery police have charged a man with attempted murder after an incident Saturday that left a victim fighting for his life. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Montgomery police have charged a man with attempted murder after an incident Saturday that left a victim fighting for his life.

According to Capt. Saba Coleman, Jabril Sanders, 20, is charged with attempted murder and unlawful breaking and entering into a vehicle.

The charges are related to an incident that took place in the 2900 block of Chestnut Street around 2 a.m. Coleman says the victim confronted a suspect breaking into his vehicle. The suspect assaulted the victim, who suffered life-threatening injuries.

Court records show Sanders injured the victim by striking and stomping on him multiple times in the head and torso. The victim suffered a fractured jaw, skull fracture, rib fractures, and a brain bleed.

Coleman says as of Monday, the victim’s injuries are still considered life-threatening.

Coleman says surveillance video identified Sanders as the suspect. He was taken into custody at the scene and transported to the Montgomery County Detention Facility.

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