Spokane Police chief: WWII vet beating victim a 'ready target' for perps

Spokane Police chief: WWII vet beating victim a 'ready target' for perps
In this Aug. 22, 2013, photo, Lill Duncan takes a photo of a memorial for Delbert Belton, an 88-year-old World War II veteran who was beaten to death, in Spokane, Wash. Police have arrested one of two teens suspected of fatally beating Belton, who had survived the battle for Okinawa, and the police chief said Friday, Aug. 23, that the brutal attack does not appear to have been racially motivated. (AP Photo/The Spokesman-Review, Tyler Tjomsland)

The fatal assault of 88-year-old Delbert "Shorty" Belton in Spokane was motivated by robbery, not race, according to Spokane's police chief. Chief Frank Straub says Shorty Belton fought back against his two suspected 16-year-old attackers. John Carlson analyzes the latest information about the unspeakable attack on the WWII vet who survived injury at The Battle of Okinawa, but was attacked and beaten to death while waiting in his car in a parking lot where he was planning to meet friends and play pool.