• 71-year-old Memphis man attacked by 2 men in driveway

    By: Scott Madaus


    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A 71-year-old man is recovering after being jumped in his own driveway in Frayser. 

    The incident happened Wednesday night after the man -- Ron Aven -- got home from church.

    The two men were in his driveway when he got there around 9 p.m.

    “He was hit bad,” said Barbara Cameron. “His head, the whole back of it, they hit his head on the concrete. It was just really bad.”

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    Police said the two suspects – Cameron Johnson, 18, and a 14-year-old juvenile – looked at Aven and asked, “What are you looking at?”

    Aven replied, “I’m looking at two guys in my driveway.”

    That is when the suspects began punching and kicking him on the ground. 

    They took off and were later found at an apartment complex less than a mile away. 

    Police arrested both of them, and Johnson admitted to the incident. 

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