Five men between the ages of 18 and 21 were charged with multiple felony crimes in the Denver subway carnival in August, which resulted in the death of one victim and the paralysis of the other.
All suspects face more than a dozen felony charges individually, including first-degree murder. According to a press release issued by the Denver District Attorney’s Office on Wednesday, everyone has been accused of violating Colorado’s organized crime control laws.
Isaiah Freeman, 18, was charged with 21 felonies; Samuel Fussell, 18, with 22 felonies; Seth Larhode, 21, with 15 felonies; Noah Loepp-Hall, 19 , Has 25 felonies; and Aden Saides, 18 years old, has 18 felonies.
They were accused of committing insane crimes in Denver, Aurora and Lakewood on August 17, including carjacking, robbery, assault, and shooting and killing 18-year-old Shmuel Silverberg in west Denver.
Another victim, Thomas Young, was beaten, robbed, and shot near East Colfax Avenue and Lafayette Street. According to the GoFundMe page organized by his family to help pay for medical expenses, Young was paralyzed due to spinal cord injury, and it is not known whether he can walk again.
Before the shooting, Young was an avid runner, hiker, and cyclist. Enjoy Colorado’s outdoor activities, The GFM page says.
“He needs months to years of recovery to learn to live this new life,” the family said. “Due to this heinous attack, he will need to move to a new residence because he will not be able to enter his current residence on the second floor.”