Arrest made in attack on Bradenton grandfather

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Bradenton, Florida -- Manatee County sheriff's detectives have arrested a man in connection with the beating of a 70-year-old grandfather.

James Gorman suffered a bruised eye and torn rotator cuff after he reportedly asked two men speeding down his street to slow down.

Gorman was walking with his wheelchair-bound wife and his 7-year-old granddaughter at the time.

The suspect, 19-year-old Leon Rogers, is charged with battery on an elderly person.

The investigation is still ongoing as detectives try to identify other suspects.

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